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Conservative MP for Tatton
- Chancellor of the Exchequer, HM Treasury (since 12 May 2010) (note about dates)
- Entered Parliament on 7 June 2001 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How George Osborne voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
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- Sometimes rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Treasury, Work and Pensions, Health, Home Department, Transport
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Expenditure, Departmental Costs, Tax Credits, Stolen Property, Staff Surveys
(based on written questions asked by George Osborne and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Child Trust Funds Bill Committee (7 out of 7)
- Pensions Bill Committee (16 out of 22)
- Finance Bill Committee (12 out of 21)
- Finance Bill Committee (11 out of 16)
- Water Bill Committee (10 out of 11)
- Police Reform Bill Committee (9 out of 12)
- Employment Bill Committee (15 out of 17)
- Economic Growth (15 May 2013)
“That was certainly an odd speech from the shadow Chancellor. He called me a tactical genius, but those on his side are going around calling him a busted flush, and after the extraordinary 40 minutes of comments we have just heard from him, we can see why. The contrast is with a Government who are building an economy where those who want to work hard and get on are rewarded. The contrast is...”
- Economic Growth (15 May 2013)
“In every single year under this Government the rich will pay more in tax than in any single year of the Labour Government that the hon. Gentleman consistently supported, and the top rate of tax will be higher than in any single year of the Labour Government he supported. We put up capital gains tax so we avoided the scandal that they presided over—indeed, that the shadow Chancellor...”
- Economic Growth (15 May 2013)
“Let us look at what the Governor of the Bank of England said in his press conference this morning: “there is a welcome change in the economic outlook…But this is no time to be complacent—we must press on to ensure a recovery”. Yes, there was also the disappointing news that unemployment had gone up, but we also saw that the claimant count and youth unemployment had...”
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- Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 27.88% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 24 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 977 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£23,347 (127th)||£22,994 (196th)||£22,026 (253rd)||£21,533||£20,888 (213th)||£19,895 (264th)||£18,058 (429th)||£18,009 (joint 2nd with 55 others)|
|Office running costs||£17,474 (330th)||£18,729 (306th)||£18,359 (461st)||£20,090||£18,384 (326th)||£17,993 (463rd)||£16,863 (485th)||£24,164 (83rd)|
|Staffing costs||£94,398 (349th)||£78,767 (550th)||£89,049 (90th)||£82,992||£70,852 (290th)||£69,377 (206th)||£55,397 (584th)||£48,682 (230th)|
|Communications Allowance||£13,164 (54th)||£9,965 (150th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£10,918 (165th)1||£9,311 (246th)2||£9,480 (246th)||£11,241||£11,535 (283rd)||£11,896 (253rd)||£13,978 (176th)||£10,664 (186th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£933 (83rd)||£1,547 (43rd)||£874 (145th)||£524||£691 (joint 238th with 1 other)||£1,167 (136th)||£330 (322nd)||£220 (342nd)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£1,733 (58th)||£2,968 (30th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£1,801 (9th)||£1,271 (18th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£3,285 (339th)||£639 (joint 402nd with 1 other)||£1,244 (211th)||£1,622||£1,542 (166th)||£1,016 (joint 246th with 1 other)||£1,726 (121st)||£685 (joint 461st with 1 other)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£3,517 (174th)||£4,011 (197th)||£3,402||£1,662 (465th)||£5,540 (95th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,307 (joint 175th with 1 other)||£1,115 (joint 227th with 3 others)||£148||£1,968 (joint 134th with 11 others)||£1,968 (joint 127th with 11 others)||£1,968 (joint 126th with 11 others)||£1,968 (joint 121st with 10 others)|
|Total||£167,054 (97th)||£151,015 (253rd)||£146,158 (149th)||£141,552||£127,522 (241st)||£128,852 (140th)||£108,320 (432nd)||£104,392 (47th)|