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Conservative MP for Mid Norfolk
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How George Freeman voted on key issues:
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. 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 very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Home Department, Business, Innovation and Skills, Justice, Energy and Climate Change
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Common Land, Fire Prevention, Poultry: EU Law, Bats: Nature Conservation, Churches: Bats
(based on written questions asked by George Freeman and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Mental Health (16 May 2013)
“Will the Minister give way?”
- Mental Health (16 May 2013)
“I am sorry that I was not able to be present earlier. I pay tribute to the Government for the work they are doing, and to the Backbench Business Committee for raising this issue. Does the Minister agree that, on the role of mental health in mainstream health, there is important evidence concerning outcomes and compliance with mainstream medicine? Important work carried out in America by the...”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Economic Recovery (14 May 2013)
“I congratulate the Government on having created six private sector jobs for every public sector job loss. Has the Minister seen the latest news from the CBI, which this week shows trend growth for this year running at 1.8%, and has he seen this quote from the CBI’s director of economics: “We continue to expect UK economic growth to strengthen and become more broad-based over this...”
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- Has spoken in 53 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 17 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 79.16% 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") 86 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register