George Freeman

MP, Mid Norfolk

Mid Norfolk Conservative

George Freeman campaigned to remain in the European Union

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George Freeman’s voting in Parliament

George Freeman 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 Freeman’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes

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

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

Recent appearances

  • Commercial Financial Dispute Resolution Platform: Broadband Universal Service Obligation 15 Dec 2016

    I thank my right hon. Friend for giving way; it gives me the chance to thank him sincerely on behalf of my constituents, because my constituency has gone from 25% to 70% fast broadband. Does he agree that we may need creative ways of ensuring that the 5% or 10% of areas, including the most rural, that may never benefit from fibre can get alternative provision?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 26 Oct 2016

    Every year, hundreds of people are diagnosed with, suffer and usually die prematurely from rare diseases such as cystic fibrosis and rare cancers, for which there has been no treatment, or for which the latest drugs are prohibitively expensive. This week sees the final report of our accelerated access review, which sets out a new model for the NHS to use its genetic and data leadership to get...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Pharmacy: Internet 14 Jul 2016

    There are no plans for additional controls on the quantities of drugs which can be bought from online pharmacies. In the United Kingdom, there are strict legal controls on the retail sale, supply and advertisement of medicinal products. These legal controls apply equally to medicines sold or supplied via the internet or e-mail transactions. Under medicines legislation, it is unlawful for...

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Conservative MP for Mid Norfolk

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Education
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Common Land
  • Fire Prevention
  • Poultry: EU Law
  • Bats: Nature Conservation
  • Churches: Bats

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (15 Jul 2014 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (15 Jul 2014 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all George Freeman’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 84.52% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 87 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on George Freeman’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 316 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Until 31 March 2016, part share in flat in London: (i). (Registered 24 October 2012; updated 14 April 2016)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
Until January 2016, Elsoms Seeds. (Updated 14 April 2016)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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