George Freeman

MP, Mid Norfolk

Mid Norfolk Conservative

George Freeman’s voting in Parliament

George Freeman is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, George Freeman sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • George Freeman consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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George Freeman has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Digital Records in the NHS — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] 28 Apr 2016

    Thank you very much for making that point, Mr Wilson. It is a great pleasure to be here, and I am extremely disappointed not to have had notice that the debate had been brought forward. I am assiduous in attending these excellent debates in Westminster Hall, and on this subject more than any other. I will be having strong words with my office to ensure that I understand why the information...
  • Backbench Business: Digital Records in the NHS — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] 28 Apr 2016

    My hon. Friend makes an interesting point. I will come our plans, and to the process and timetable for setting out the national data guardian’s recommendations on how we should proceed. I would expect that one of her recommendations will be about the importance of communicating to the public and patients why data are so important. As part of the annual National Institute for Health...
  • Backbench Business: Digital Records in the NHS — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] 28 Apr 2016

    My hon. Friend makes an excellent point. She knows my frustrations with the situation, and the truth is that healthcare is digitalising very fast. That is not just driven by commercial app manufacturers. As she says, many doctors are developing apps for their own benefit and that of their patients. Many patients are also developing apps. The revolution is coming. Part of our strategy is to...

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Conservative MP for Mid Norfolk

Entered the 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 (since 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (since 15 Jul 2014)

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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all George Freeman’s speeches
  • 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 low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 87.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 300 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Apr 2016.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr Nigel Bertram
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 June 2015)
Name of donor: GML Consulting
Address of donor: 20 Central Avenue, St Andrews Business Park, Norwich NR7 0HR

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,436.56

Donor status: company, registration 05866168

(Registered 09 June 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Andrew Green
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 June 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Until 31 March 2016, part share in flat in London: (i). (Registered 24 October 2012; updated 14 April 2016)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Hill House Assets Ltd, of which I am an unremunerated director (Dormant. Management of historic assets and liabilities from self employment). Dissolved in October 2015. (Updated 18 June 2012, 30 July 2013, 24 February 2014 and 15 April 2016)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
Until January 2016, Elsoms Seeds. (Updated 14 April 2016)

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