Lord Freud


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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Children: Day Care 26 Sep 2014

    The announced measures mean from April 2016 families with children who have childcare costs below the defined limits will see an improved financial incentive to work and to work more hours. Once Universal Credit is fully rolled out many working families will face an improved incentive to work, including 100,000 families who will get childcare support for the first time under Universal Credit....
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Welfare Assistance Schemes 26 Sep 2014

    Local authorities are not required to provide DWP with details of who has received Local Welfare Assistance. Consequently, we do not have information about the volumes of people of certain types receiving support.
  • Youth Employment — Question 30 Jul 2014

    Tackling youth unemployment remains a priority for this Government, and our successful Youth Contract will continue. The wage incentive will end as planned next March, just three and a half weeks earlier than anticipated. The youth claimant count has fallen by 134,000—the largest annual fall since 1997—taking it to its lowest level since 2008.

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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 46 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 80.24% 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.
  • 104 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Freud’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 485 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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