George Freeman

MP, Mid Norfolk

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Mid Norfolk Conservative

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.

However, George Freeman sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • George Freeman voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 5 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Five-year Land Supply 4 Jul 2018

    My right hon. Friend is putting a powerful point to the Minister about the undermining of trust in the system. Does he agree that something else is going on? Where, in my case, the district council agreed to put housing in the right place, down by the main road—the A11 in this case—the developers are banking those permissions for later, because they know that they will get them,...
  • Five-year Land Supply 4 Jul 2018

    The hon. Gentleman is making a powerful point. Does he agree that one injustice in the current system is that those councils—parish councils, in my case—that lead and put together a neighbourhood plan normally propose more housing than the district council had done, but they end up being punished for doing so, not rewarded? Three villages in my constituency did so and have ended...
  • Five-year Land Supply 4 Jul 2018

    I led a debate on this issue earlier this year, which my hon. Friend supported. Does he agree that although we must get the detail right, there is also a question of principle? Through the Localism Act 2011, we set out to be the party that, when in government, gave local communities the chance to shape their future. We are now in danger of looking like we are in favour of speculators,...

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Conservative MP for Mid Norfolk

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

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George Freeman campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Nov 2010)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Save the Children
Address of donor: 1 St. John's Lane, London EC1M 4AR

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £296.70; hotels £180; meals £70; total value £546.70

Destination of visit: Lebanon

Dates of visit: 7-10 November 2017

Purpose of visit: To assess the situation facing Syrian refugees and host communities, see the impact of UK aid, learn about Save the Children's work and meet with DfID.

(Registered 30 November 2017)
Name of donor: The Risk Advisory Group
Address of donor: PO Box 502952, Dubai Knowledge Park, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For my partner and myself, flights £679.30 and four nights' accommodation £740.27, total value £1,419.57

Destination of visit: Lebanon

Dates of visit: 2-6 April 2018

Purpose of visit: Fact finding trip.

(Registered 11 April 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
Director (unpaid) of The Norfolk Way, a non-profit social enterprise. (Registered 02 February 2018)
From 16 August 2016, Chairman (unpaid) of the Board of the Capital Ideas Foundation Ltd, a non-profit company. (Registered 02 February 2018)

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