George Freeman

Mid Norfolk Conservative

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How George Freeman voted
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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")Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails

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George Freeman hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 16 May 2014

    Electronic Patient Records (Continuity of Care) Bill - Second reading – George Freeman. Legislation
  • Written Answers — Health: Medicine: Research 7 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much was spent on medical research by the (a) National Institute for Health Research and (b) Medical Research Council, broken down by category in each case in the latest period for which figures are available.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Charter for Budget Responsibility 26 Mar 2014

    My hon. Friend is making an extremely elegant point. Is it not true that the Labour party’s positioning of itself as the welfare party has betrayed those who depend on the welfare system in two ways? First, it has meant that money required for those most in need is spent on those who are not most in need and, secondly, it has entrenched and locked hundreds of thousands of the most...

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Conservative MP for Mid Norfolk

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

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 44 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 78.52% 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 18–19 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") 119 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

1. Directorships
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)
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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