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 university tuition fees Source
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration 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

  • Previous Business – Lords: Grand Committee 22 Jan 2015

    Universal Credit (Work-Related Requirements) In Work Pilot Scheme and Amendment Regulations 2015 – Lord Freud. Orders and Regulations
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Mesothelioma: Compensation 22 Jan 2015

    A person with diffuse mesothelioma, or their dependents, may be eligible to apply for the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme (DMPS) if no one has received damages or a specified payment in respect of the disease or is eligible to receive a specified payment from another source. Eligibility for, or receipt of, such payments disqualifies an applicant from receiving a DMPS payment. This...
  • Employment — Question 21 Jan 2015

    We are seeing a strong, broad-balanced and sustained recovery of the UK labour market. Employment is at an all-time high and the number of vacancies is at a record high. The main out-of-work benefits are at their lowest level since 1990.

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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 39 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 80.65% 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.
  • 109 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Freud’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 498 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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