Vernon Coaker MP

Vernon Coaker MP

Constituency

Gedling

Party

Labour

Address as

Vernon Coaker

Contact details

Constituency

2A Parkyn Road, Daybrook, Nottingham, NG5 6BG
Tel: 0115 920 4224
Fax: 0115 920 4500
robertsc@parliament.uk

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6627
vernon.coaker.mp@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Gedling 1997-
Contested Gedling General Election 1992
Contested Gedling General Election 1987
Contested Rushcliffe General Election 1983

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Secretary of State for Defence 2013-
Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 2011-13
Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) 2010-11
Shadow Minister (Schools) 2010-10
Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Schools and Learners) 2009-10
Minister of State (Home Office) (Policing, Crime & Security) 2008-09
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Crime Reduction) 2007-08
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) 2006-07
Lord Commissioner (HM Treasury) (Whip) 2005-06
Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) 2003-05

Select committees

Post House Date
Social Security Commons 1998-99

Political interests

Environment, education, welfare reform, foreign policy, sport

Countries of interest

Angola, France, Kosovo, Macedonia, Northern Ireland, ireland

General Election 2010 General Election - Gedling

Name Party Votes Share Change
Coaker, Vernon Lab 19821 41.13% -5.5%
Laughton, Bruce Con 17962 37.27% 0.3%
Bateman, Julia LD 7350 15.25% 1.5%
Adcock, Stephen BNP 1598 3.32%
Marshall, Dave UKIP 1459 3.03% 1.3%
Majority 1859 3.86%
Turnout 48190 68.00%
Electorate 70866
Result Lab Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.