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Vernon Coaker

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Vernon Coaker was the Labour Party candidate in the constituency of Gedling in the UK Parliament elections . They got 22,039 votes. Our volunteers have been adding information on Vernon Coaker - here's everything we know so far!

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https://vote.labour.org.uk/vernon-coaker
Email
vernon_coaker@labour.org.uk

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Vernon Coaker was the Labour Party candidate. Find out more about their policies in the Labour Party manifesto.

Wikipedia

Vernon Rodney Coaker is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Gedling between 1997 and 2019. He also served as the Minister of State for Schools from 2009 to 2010, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence from 2013 to 2015 and Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland from October 2011 to October 2013, and again from September 2015 until his resignation in June 2016 from the Shadow Cabinet.

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Biographical summary

Born: 1953-06-17, London, England
School: Drayton Manor Grammar School
Undergraduate degree: Economics and Politics, University of Warwick
Postgraduate degree: PGCE, Trent Polytechnic
Previous job: Deputy Headmaster

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Previous elections

This candidate has previously stood for election in:

  • 2019: The UK Parliament elections, as the Labour Party candidate for the Gedling
  • 2017: The 2017 General Election, as the Labour Party candidate for the Gedling
  • 2015: The 2015 General Election, as the Labour Party candidate for the Member of Parliament for Gedling
  • 2010: The 2010 General Election, as the Labour Party candidate for the Member of Parliament for Gedling

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