George Freeman

MP, Mid Norfolk

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 consistently voted against an investigation into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. 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.

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • London Attacks 23 Mar 2017

    I thank the Prime Minister for the tone with which she has reacted. She has genuinely spoken for the nation in this moment. Yesterday, many of us from the House were gathered in Westminster Abbey, in lockdown. In a stunning moment, people from left and right, of the Muslim, Hindu, and Christian faiths and of none, gathered in Westminster Abbey, in sanctuary, surrounded by luminaries of our...
  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill 31 Jan 2017

    Last year, as Minister for Life Sciences, I voted for the EU referendum on the basis that I would be bound by the result. Despite watching over many years with a heaviness of heart the growing failure of the EU to create an entrepreneurial economy, on balance I felt that we were better off staying in to fight for a reformed, 21st-century EU. As Life Sciences Minister responsible for a...
  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill 31 Jan 2017

    I thank my hon. Friend for that gracious intervention. Having won sovereignty back for this House, we must use it. We must show that the House is worthy of that sovereignty and capable of acting in the interests of all the people we serve. Churchill said once: “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” In the referendum...

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Conservative MP for Mid Norfolk

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

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Topics of interest

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

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  • Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — well 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 83.96% 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.
  • 83 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on George Freeman’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 318 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 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)

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