How George Osborne voted since 2001
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- Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
- Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
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George Osborne occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
This Government believe that individuals should be trusted to make their own decisions with their pension savings. One of the most important stages in life everybody has to save for is retirement, and one of the biggest financial decisions people will take is what to do with those savings when retiring. Under the old system, only those with very large or very small pension pots could access...
There are more people in work than ever before, with the latest figures showing the fastest increase in employment since records began. Today we have the very welcome news that Abu Dhabi will be investing £1 billion in building new houses in Manchester. That is a step towards it becoming the northern powerhouse I want to see, and it is a £1 billion vote of confidence in our...
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Conservative MP for Tatton
Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Departmental Expenditure
- Departmental Costs
- Tax Credits
- Stolen Property
- Staff Surveys
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, Treasury (20 May 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Chief Secretary To the Treasury, Economic Affairs (9 Sep 2004 to 20 May 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Economic Affairs (10 May 2004 to 9 Sep 2004)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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- Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 26.62% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 30 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") 1096 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.
8. Land and Property
Residential property in London, from which rental income is received. (Registered 21 July 2011.)
9. Registrable shareholdings
(b) Osborne and Little Group Ltd, a family business manufacturing and retailing fabrics and wallpapers.(Updated 18 October 2012)
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