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 reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
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George Osborne occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 3 Dec 2014

    Autumn Statement – George Osborne. Statement
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: EU Budget (Surcharge) 10 Nov 2014

    Last month the previous European Commission presented Britain with a bill for 1.7 billion, which it insisted must be paid by 1 December. The Prime Minister spoke for British taxpayers when he said that that was completely unacceptable, and we set about getting a better deal. Following intensive discussions with the new Commission and at the ECOFIN meeting last week, we have achieved...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: EU Budget (Surcharge) 10 Nov 2014

    No, the British people do not like being taken for fools which is why the shadow Chancellor is in opposition. The shadow Chancellor is one of those people who is wise neither after the event nor before the event. How do we know that? Because he wrote an article in The Guardian last Friday. It appeared alongside another article called “Labour is doomed” by one of his colleagues,...

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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 10 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 26.47% 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") 1121 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 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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