George Freeman

MP, Mid Norfolk

Mid Norfolk Conservative

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How George Freeman voted
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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George Freeman hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 21 Oct 2014

    The Government’s aim and my central mission as the new Minister for life sciences is to accelerate access for NHS patients to the very latest diagnostic devices and drugs by making the UK the best place in the world in which to develop innovative treatments. The US is a world leader in medical technology and TTIP will help NHS patients get faster access to those innovations. Let me be...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 21 Oct 2014

    No, I will not confirm that, but the hon. Lady does not have to take it from me. She can take it from the people who are doing the negotiations. The US chief negotiator confirms that the United States has no provision in its trade agreements on health. The EU chief negotiator says: “I wish… to stress that our approach to services negotiations excludes any commitment on public...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 21 Oct 2014

    I will happily meet the BMA, but such a request is a bit rich coming from a Labour party that legislated to introduce competition in the health service and to pay private sector providers 11% more, which is now illegal under the Health and Social Care Act 2012. Let me be clear about this, and I can be no clearer than the Labour member of the all-party group for TTIP, who said that “my...

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Conservative MP for Mid Norfolk

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Education
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Common Land
  • Fire Prevention
  • Poultry: EU Law
  • Bats: Nature Conservation
  • Churches: Bats

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 77.84% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 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") 131 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

1. Directorships
Elsoms (Spalding) Ltd, holding company of Elsoms Seeds Ltd, Spalding, Lincs PE11 1QG; agricultural and horticultural seeds business. Directorship reactivated 11 October 2013; terminated 6 August 2014. (Updated 20 December 2013, 8 and 25 September 2014)
Payment of £3,638.64 for non-executive director services provided by me in September-December 2013. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 20 December 2013; updated 20 February 2014)
Payment of £1,954.16 for non-executive director services provided by me in October-November 2012.  Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 23 January 2013; updated 20 February 2014)
Payment of £2,728.98 for non-executive director services provided by me in January-March 2014.  Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 9 May 2014)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
8 May 2014, fee of £300 from the Times, 3 Thomas More Square, London, E98 1XY, for an article, payment donated to charity. Hours: 3hrs. (Registered 9 May 2014)
8. Land and Property
Part share in flat in London. (Registered 24 October 2012)
9. Shareholdings
(a) Hill House Assets Ltd, of which I am an unremunerated director (Dormant. Management of historic assets and liabilities from self employment) (updated 18 June 2012, 30 July 2013 and 24 February 2014)
(b) Elsoms Seeds (see above)

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