Rt Hon Sir Gerald Kaufman MP

Rt Hon Sir Gerald Kaufman MP

Constituency

Manchester, Gorton

Party

Labour

Address as

Sir Gerald

Contact details

Constituency

No constituency office publicised
Tel: 07745 823990
cootesn@parliament.uk

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 5145
Fax: 020 7219 6825
kaufmang@parliament.uk

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Manchester, Gorton 1983-
Member for Manchester, Ardwick 1970-83
Contested Gillingham General Election 1959
Contested Bromley General Election 1955

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Secretary of State (Foreign Affairs) 1987-92
Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office) 1983-87
Shadow Secretary of State (Environment) 1980-83
Minister of State (Department of Industry) 1975-79
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Industry) 1975-75
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Environment) 1974-75

Other posts

Post Date
Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee 1991-92

Select committees

Post House Date
Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission Commons 2003-
Culture, Media and Sport Committee (Chair) Commons 1997-05
Culture, Media and Sport Committee Commons 1997-05
National Heritage (Chair) Commons 1992-97
National Heritage Commons 1992-97
Liaison Committee (Commons) Commons 1992-05

General Election 2010 General Election - Manchester, Gorton

Name Party Votes Share Change
Kaufman, Gerald Lab 19211 50.13% -3.0%
Afzal, Qassim LD 12508 32.64% -0.9%
Healy, Caroline Con 4224 11.02% 1.2%
Hall, Justine Green 1048 2.73%
Zulfikar, Mohammed Respect 507 1.32%
Reissman, Karen TUSC 337 0.88%
Harrison, Peter Christian 254 0.66%
Dobson, Tim Pirate 236 0.62%
Majority 6703 17.49%
Turnout 38325 50.47%
Electorate 75933
Result Lab Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.