George Osborne

MP, Tatton

Tatton Conservative

George Osborne campaigned to remain in the European Union

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George Osborne’s voting in Parliament

George Osborne is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of George Osborne’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Generally voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of George Osborne’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit George Osborne’s full vote analysis page for more.

George Osborne has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Surplus Target and Corporation Tax 4 Jul 2016

    In the past week, I have sought to be realistic with the British people about the economic challenges we now face but to mix that realism with reassurance that we can rise to those challenges. The financial contingency plans that the Governor of the Bank of England and I put in place have proved effective to date. Financial markets have adjusted, but I can report today that, although we...
  • Surplus Target and Corporation Tax 4 Jul 2016

    When I became Chancellor, there was a question mark over Britain’s ability to pay its way in the world, and that was reflected in our bond yields, but because of our determined effort over the last six years, when we have hit an economic shock, as we have done in the last two weeks, the response has been a fall in bond yields—because people have confidence in the UK. First on...
  • Surplus Target and Corporation Tax 4 Jul 2016

    It is clearly likely that we will be impacted by a cyclical downturn in the public finances—we can already see the growth forecasts being adjusted. The OBR will help us to make an assessment of the referendum result’s structural impact on the public finances and our chances of hitting the target—as I say, it looks unlikely that we will hit it—and then, under the fiscal...

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Conservative MP for Tatton

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Departmental Expenditure
  • Departmental Costs
  • Tax Credits
  • Stolen Property
  • Staff Surveys

Other offices held in the past

  • Chancellor of the Exchequer and First Secretary of State (8 May 2015 to 13 Jul 2016)
  • The Chancellor of the Exchequer (12 May 2010 to 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer (5 May 2005 to 13 May 2010)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (1 Sep 2004 to 5 May 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (1 Jun 2003 to 1 Jun 2004)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Apr 2003 to 1 Oct 2003)
  • Member, Transport Committee (2 Dec 2002 to 15 Dec 2003)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 May 2004)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all George Osborne’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 33.04% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 54 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.
  • 131 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on George Osborne’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1385 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Countywide Developments Ltd
Address of donor: 15 Hockley Court, Stratford Road, Solihull B94 6NW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: helicopter flight to Forest of Dean Conservative Dinner, value £7,920 (inc VAT)

Date received: 11 November 2015

Date accepted: 11 November 2015

Donor status: company, registration 028655432

(Registered 02 December 2015)
Name of donor: Countywide Developments Ltd
Address of donor: 15 Hockley Court, Stratford Road, Solihull B94 6NW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: for a member of staff and myself, helicopter and car transport to Ripon North Conservatives' Summer Reception, value £8,023.08

Date received: 14 July 2016

Date accepted: 14 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration 02865543

(Registered 11 August 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Residential property in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 21 July 2011)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
Osborne and Little Group Ltd, a family business manufacturing and retailing fabrics and wallpapers. (Updated 18 October 2012)

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