George Osborne

The Chancellor of the Exchequer

Tatton Conservative

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How George Osborne voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government 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

  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 20 Jan 2015

    Treasury: Proposals for further fiscal and economic devolution to Scotland. 11:30 am; The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
    Witnesses: Rt Hon George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, HM Treasury and Sir Nicholas Macpherson, Permanent Secretary, HM Treasury
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Treasury: Economic Policy 15 Jan 2015

    I sent yesterday evening to the Governor of the Bank of England a letter setting out the updated remit for the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). I have reconfirmed the inflation target as 2% as measured by the 12-month increase in the consumer prices index (CPI). I have also confirmed that the economic policy objective of the Government is to achieve strong, sustainable and balanced growth...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Charter for Budget Responsibility 13 Jan 2015

    The former Chancellor is making a strong speech. He might remember that the Labour Government increased the trend growth rate—a decision that at the time was in the hands of the Treasury, rather than an independent OBR. That led them to spend more money and run a structural deficit—the highest, according to the IMF—during that period. Now, we have come full circle and the...

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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 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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 11 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 26.03% 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") 1151 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 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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