Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How George Freeman voted on key issues
- Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted very strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted for a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
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The right hon. Lady is a doughty campaigner and commands the respect of the whole House for her work in bravely highlighting the issue. Does she agree from her experience and the correspondence that she has received that there is a lesson about the need for a different culture in the NHS of respecting the views of patients and whistleblowers, not treating them with contempt as though...
Does my hon. Friend agree that one of the most shameful episodes highlighted by the Francis report is the consistent and persistent neglect of the whistleblowers in the service who tried to raise the issues that were being hidden, and the systemic neglect of their interests? Many of them are still suffering, and this is still going on in Wales today. Will he invite the shadow Secretary of...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I came to have a debate on the Francis report. The shadow Secretary of State is not mentioning the Francis report; he is launching a criticism of the Government’s record since the report, which has nothing to do with it.
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Conservative MP for Mid Norfolk
Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Home Department
- Innovation and Skills
- Common Land
- Fire Prevention
- Poultry: EU Law
- Bats: Nature Conservation
- Churches: Bats
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Nov 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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- Has spoken in 46 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 78.73% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 117 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
Elsoms (Spalding) Ltd, holding company of Elsoms Seeds Ltd, Spalding, Lincs PE11 1QG; agricultural and horticultural seeds business. Directorship suspended 1 December 2012; reactivated 11 October 2013. (Updated 29 January 2013 and 20 December 2013.)
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)
8. Land and Property
Part share in flat in London. (Registered 24 October 2012)
(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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