Lord Freud

Conservative

A selection of Lord Freud's votes

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  • Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Pensions 4 Aug 2016

    An error has been identified in the written answer given on 25 July 2016. The correct answer should have been: The UK’s monetary policy framework gives operational responsibility for monetary policy to the independent Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) at the Bank of England. Decisions on setting monetary policy are for the judgement of the Monetary Policy Committee. The...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Pensions 4 Aug 2016

    The UK’s monetary policy framework gives operational responsibility for monetary policy to the independent Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) at the Bank of England. Decisions on setting monetary policy are for the judgement of the Monetary Policy Committee. The Government is sensitive to the fact that there will be those who gain and those who lose from any particular monetary policy...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Welfare Assistance Schemes 2 Aug 2016

    From April 2013, non-ring fenced funding was passed to local authorities in England and to the devolved administrations in Scotland and Wales, who all now administer Welfare Assistance Schemes on a devolved and localised basis. How those local authorities administer this support is for them to decide and outside of my Department’s remit. In 2014 the Department undertook a review of...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 29 June 2009

Currently held offices

  • The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (since 12 May 2015)
  • The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (since 12 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (17 May 2010 to 7 May 2015)
  • Shadow Minister, Work and Pensions (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Work & Pensions (24 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)

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  • Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Freud’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 82.91% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 50 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 626 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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