George Osborne

The Chancellor of the Exchequer

Tatton Conservative

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How George Osborne voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
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George Osborne occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Isil: Tax Avoidance (HSBC) 23 Feb 2015

    The allegations about tax evasion at HSBC Swiss are extremely serious and have been the subject of extensive investigation by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs. Money has been recovered for the Exchequer, and HMRC continues to be in active discussion with our prosecuting authorities. The chief executive of HMRC and the Director of Public Prosecutions have confirmed that they have the...
  • Isil: Tax Avoidance (HSBC) 23 Feb 2015

    Well, I do not think that performance will save the shadow Chancellor’s political career. Every single question he asked I had already answered. The whole House can see that the person bringing this question to the House is the person with the most to answer for, and that he has no answers. He has nothing to say about the fact that every single one of these alleged offences occurred...
  • Isil: Tax Avoidance (HSBC) 23 Feb 2015

    He nods his head, but the information was provided in April 2010, when there was a Labour Government and he was in the Cabinet. He has nothing to say either about the agreement with the French authorities restricting the use that could be made of this information—an agreement that we are now busily trying to change. None of these things has the shadow Chancellor admitted to or...

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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

  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Departmental Expenditure
  • Departmental Costs
  • Tax Credits
  • Stolen Property
  • Staff Surveys

Currently held offices

  • The Chancellor of the Exchequer

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, Treasury (20 May 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer (5 May 2005 to 13 May 2010)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary To the Treasury, Economic Affairs (9 Sep 2004 to 20 May 2005)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (1 Sep 2004 to 5 May 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Economic Affairs (10 May 2004 to 9 Sep 2004)
  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (1 Jun 2003 to 1 Jun 2004)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Apr 2003 to 1 Oct 2003)
  • Member, Transport Committee (2 Dec 2002 to 15 Dec 2003)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 May 2004)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 12 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 25.62% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 31 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") 1167 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

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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