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: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Commencement and short title 13 Jun 2018

    I have a lot of sympathy with the points that my right hon. and learned Friend is making, and indeed those that the right hon. Member for Leeds Central (Hilary Benn) made earlier about the EMA, but will he not agree that the purpose of the Bill is to give effect to the continuity of the law at the moment? We have a Trade and a customs Bill coming after the summit. Is that not where these...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Repeal of the European Communities Act 1972 12 Jun 2018

    My hon. Friend knows that I am not a remoaner and that I am completely committed to delivering Brexit, but he is not being fair to the thinking behind the amendment. Many of us are committed to delivering Brexit. Our fear is this, and the question for him is this. I do not want to tie the Prime Minister’s hands or to put her negotiations in Europe at the whim of this great colourful...
  • Airports National Policy Statement 5 Jun 2018

    I congratulate Ministers on finally making a tough decision that puts the national interest, prosperity and business confidence ahead of politics—an approach that I hope will apply in our other big decisions. I echo the views of the former Secretaries of State, my right hon. Friends the Members for Derbyshire Dales (Sir Patrick McLoughlin) and for Putney (Justine Greening), on the...

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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Jun 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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