Lord Freud

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Free School Lunches and Milk, and School and Early Years Finance (Amendments Relating to Universal Credit) (England) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Regret 20 Mar 2018

    My Lords, I want to pick up on two statements made by the noble Lord, Lord Bassam, one of which I agree with and one of which I do not. The first and possibly more substantial statement is the claim that 1 million children will lose out and that the new threshold of £7,400 changes where the line is between when people have free school meals and when they do not. This figure was chosen to try...
  • Volunteering - Question for Short Debate 21 Feb 2018

    My Lords, I add my thanks to the noble Baroness, Lady Armstrong. I want to draw the attention of the House to my entry in the register as a trustee of the Jecda Foundation. Over the last nine years, we have been steadily building an initiative to organise older volunteers to mentor children leaving care. We have called this initiative “Grandmentors”. It is intended to try to replicate the...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 29 June 2009

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (12 May 2015 to 21 Dec 2016)
  • 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 2 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Freud’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 79.34% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 682 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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