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Conservative MP for Finchley and Golders Green
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Mike Freer voted on key issues:
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Treasury, Transport, Health, Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Business, Innovation and Skills
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Billing, Departmental Billing, Press: Subscriptions, Sick Leave, Mobile Phones
(based on written questions asked by Mike Freer and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Public Service Pensions Bill Committee (8 out of 9)
- London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (Amendment) Bill Committee (3 out of 3)
- Civil Aviation Bill Committee (11 out of 14)
- Humber Bridge Bill: City of London (Various Powers) Bill [Lords] (10 Dec 2013)
“I have shepherded one of these Bills through Parliament, so I gently suggest to my hon. Friend that—given that the Bill’s opponents are not here—we move on and give the Bill a Third Reading.”
- Gay-to-straight Conversion Therapy (20 Nov 2013)
“Does the hon. Lady agree that until now the Department of Health has been weak on the matter. Instead of condoning it, it should ban the voodoo medicine and conversion therapy?”
- Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day] — Housing Benefit (12 Nov 2013)
“Having sat through 90 minutes of a Westminster Hall debate last week ostensibly on housing supply, where housing supply was barely mentioned, I am not surprised that housing benefit has barely been mentioned in today’s debate. We have had the same old stories as we heard last week and in previous weeks trotted out yet again. The Labour party is still fiscally incoherent and still policy...”
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- Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 151 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 86.59% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 71 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register