Lord Freud


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How Lord Freud voted
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  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Lord Freud occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — House of Lords: G4S 17 Dec 2014

    G4S have not been considered for any aspect of the delivery for Universal Credit. The payments made to G4S in relation to delivery of the Child Maintenance Options Contact Centre service, since the inception of the contract in September 2013 through to 31 October 2014, total 5.707m. The Department does not publish financial information at provider level for Community Work Placements...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Pensions 17 Dec 2014

    Estimates of defined contribution wealth in the accumulation phase have been made by DWP using the Wealth and Assets survey (WAS). The analysis excludes individuals with zero DC wealth and includes all adults aged 16 and over. Table 1: Distribution of individuals with wealth in DC pensions not yet in payment, 2010/12 DC Wealth in Accumulation phase % of individuals between 0...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Social Security Benefits 17 Dec 2014

    I refer the Noble Baroness to the oral answer given by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, the Rt.Hon. Iain Duncan Smith, Official Report, 8 December 2014, column 633. He set out how the Department for Work and Pensions will be doing much more to raise awareness of Short Term Benefit Advances (STBAs) as recommended by the All-Party Parliamentary inquiry and others, including the...

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Conservative Peer

Became a Lord on 29 June 2009

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister, Work and Pensions (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Work & Pensions (24 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)


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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 80.95% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 21 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • 106 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Freud’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 495 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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