frank gates (also known as dad)is the father of tom and delia gates.he is married to rita gatesEdit

Genius IdeasEdit

he is seen in black cycling shorts which no one likes in the house and tom is worried about the parents race as if dad wore those cycling shorts it would be a shame. so tom gets to dereks house and gives the cycling shorts to rooster to eat.(rooster eats cloths)(genius idea)

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A Tiny Bit LuckyEdit

Characters in the Tom Gates Series
Main Characters in the Tom Gates Series
Tom Gates | Delia Gates | Derek | Mr Fullerman | Marcus Meldrew
Minor Characters in the Tom Gates Series
Mom | Dad | Amy Porter | Trevor | Florence | Pansy | Mark | The Fossils | Mr Sprocket | Mrs Worthington | Mrs Nap | Mr Keen