Mike Freer

MP, Finchley and Golders Green

Finchley and Golders Green Conservative

Mike Freer campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Mike Freer’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Mike Freer’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show 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
  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes

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

Mike Freer has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Women and Equalities: Topical Questions 21 Jul 2016

    I welcome the Ministry of Defence’s decision to allow women to fight on the frontline. Will the Minister explain what steps the Government will take to encourage women to take up these new posts?
  • Human Rights in Iran — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] 28 Jun 2016

    I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing the debate, and I pay tribute to his work in representing the Iranian community in north London. Many of us were encouraged to support the lifting of sanctions in order to see a thaw in the repression of the regime. Given the acceleration in the use of the death penalty, the continued persecution of women and minorities, and the crushing of the...
  • Human Rights in Iran — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] 28 Jun 2016

    To clarify my point, our Government acted in good faith, but the Iranian Government did not.

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Profile

Conservative MP for Finchley and Golders Green

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

Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Billing
  • Departmental Billing
  • Press: Subscriptions
  • Mobile Phones
  • Vacancies

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (10 Jun 2013 to 4 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (29 Nov 2010 to 4 Feb 2013)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 23 May 2011)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Mike Freer’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 11 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 88.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 120 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mike Freer’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 102 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Studio Sixty Billion, 16 Short’s Gardens, London WC2H 9AU:
6 January 2016, received £1,000 for TV appearance and preparation. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 January 2016)
20 April 2016, received £1,000 for TV appearance and preparation. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 25 April 2016)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Coleman Bennett International
Address of donor: The Gherkin, 30 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8AD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: company, registration 02359259

(Registered 16 May 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Address of donor: Chemin de Blandonnet 8, 1214 Vernier - Geneva, Switzerland

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport with a total value of £3,613

Destination of visit: Vietnam

Date of visit: 1-7 July 2016

Purpose of visit: as part of the APPG on HIV and AIDS, to see the work of the Global Fund in combatting HIV/AIDS; TB and Malaria.

(Registered 14 July 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
A house in Finchley, Barnet, owned jointly with my husband: (i). (Updated 07 June 2015)
A house in Region 32, south west France, owned jointly with my husband: (i). (Updated 07 June 2015)
A house in Dumfrieshire, owned jointly with my mother: (i). (Updated 07 June 2015)

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

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