George Freeman

MP, Mid Norfolk

Mid Norfolk Conservative

George Freeman’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of George Freeman’s votes.

  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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George Freeman never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Postal Services: Compensation 24 Jul 2015

    We have had no such discussions. Royal Mail is required by regulation to ensure that it maintains fair and reasonable remedies and redress. Ofcom, the postal regulator, monitors the effectiveness of compensation arrangements and, if necessary, can direct Royal Mail to modify its Postal Schemes which cover charges and terms and conditions for its universal service products and services.
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Postal Services: Scotland 23 Jul 2015

    Royal Mail was privatised in October 2013. Regardless of ownership, Royal Mail as the designated Universal Service Provider for the United Kingdom is required to deliver the universal postal service in accordance with minimum requirements set by Parliament and quality of service standards set by Ofcom, the postal services regulator. Royal Mail publishes reports on its quality of service...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Medical Records 23 Jul 2015

    A full evaluation of the pathfinder stage will take place and further rollout of the programme is dependent on this evaluation. It is a programme led evaluation and the timing of it is subject to the National Data Guardian’s (Dame Fiona Caldicott) assessment of the arrangements and safeguards which will precede it. NHS England anticipates it will conclude in early 2016. The evaluation...

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Profile

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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More about this

  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 96.23% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
  • 83 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on George Freeman’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 204 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Director of 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)
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)
Name of donor: Mr Simon Fowler
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
Part share in flat in London: (i) (Registered 24 October 2012)
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) (Updated 18 June 2012, 30 July 2013 and 24 February 2014)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
Elsoms Seeds (see above)

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