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Conservative MP for Tatton
- The Chancellor of the Exchequer (since 12 May 2010) (note about dates)
- Entered Parliament on 7 June 2001 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How George Osborne voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
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- Sometimes rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Treasury, Work and Pensions, Health, Home Department, Transport
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Expenditure, Departmental Costs, Tax Credits, Stolen Property, Staff Surveys
(based on written questions asked by George Osborne and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Child Trust Funds Bill Committee (7 out of 7)
- Pensions Bill Committee (16 out of 22)
- Finance Bill Committee (12 out of 21)
- Finance Bill Committee (11 out of 16)
- Water Bill Committee (10 out of 11)
- Police Reform Bill Committee (9 out of 12)
- Employment Bill Committee (15 out of 17)
- Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (12 Dec 2013)
“Treasury: Autumn Statement 2013.
Witnesses: Rt Hon George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, HM Treasury and James Bowler, Director, Strategy, Planning and Budget”
- Business of the House: Autumn Statement (5 Dec 2013)
“The Leader of the Opposition and I agree on one thing: that was a complete nightmare. The only turkey around here is the speech just given. As for denial, the man who said that borrowing would not come down, unemployment would not come down and growth would not happen, and who refuses to apologise for what he did to the British economy, is the very epitome of denial. That is the central...”
- Business of the House: Autumn Statement (5 Dec 2013)
“I thank my hon. Friend for his support and his observation about what is happening in the economy. I complete agree with him. One of the things I said in the speech was that of course risks remain, the job is not done, productivity remains too low and we want it to grow. That requires economic reform and reducing taxes on business, which is what we have done again today.”
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- Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 27.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 29 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1049 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£23,347 (127th)||£22,994 (196th)||£22,026 (253rd)||£21,533||£20,888 (213th)||£19,895 (264th)||£18,058 (429th)||£18,009 (joint 2nd with 55 others)|
|Office running costs||£17,474 (330th)||£18,729 (306th)||£18,359 (461st)||£20,090||£18,384 (326th)||£17,993 (463rd)||£16,863 (485th)||£24,164 (83rd)|
|Staffing costs||£94,398 (349th)||£78,767 (550th)||£89,049 (90th)||£82,992||£70,852 (290th)||£69,377 (206th)||£55,397 (584th)||£48,682 (230th)|
|Communications Allowance||£13,164 (54th)||£9,965 (150th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£10,918 (165th)1||£9,311 (246th)2||£9,480 (246th)||£11,241||£11,535 (283rd)||£11,896 (253rd)||£13,978 (176th)||£10,664 (186th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£933 (83rd)||£1,547 (43rd)||£874 (145th)||£524||£691 (joint 238th with 1 other)||£1,167 (136th)||£330 (322nd)||£220 (342nd)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£1,733 (58th)||£2,968 (30th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£1,801 (9th)||£1,271 (18th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£3,285 (339th)||£639 (joint 402nd with 1 other)||£1,244 (211th)||£1,622||£1,542 (166th)||£1,016 (joint 246th with 1 other)||£1,726 (121st)||£685 (joint 461st with 1 other)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£3,517 (174th)||£4,011 (197th)||£3,402||£1,662 (465th)||£5,540 (95th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,307 (joint 175th with 1 other)||£1,115 (joint 227th with 3 others)||£148||£1,968 (joint 134th with 11 others)||£1,968 (joint 127th with 11 others)||£1,968 (joint 126th with 11 others)||£1,968 (joint 121st with 10 others)|
|Total||£167,054 (97th)||£151,015 (253rd)||£146,158 (149th)||£141,552||£127,522 (241st)||£128,852 (140th)||£108,320 (432nd)||£104,392 (47th)|