Lord Freud

Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Universal Credit - Question for Short Debate 21 Dec 2016

    My Lords, I start by congratulating my noble friend Lord Farmer on getting this debate. I do not know what Houdini-like skills he has to secure this timing, but it clearly shows that he knows how to operate the House systems. I also congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Macpherson of Earl’s Court, on his maiden speech. He has a lot of knowledge of this area which he will be able to...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Disadvantaged 21 Dec 2016

    The Prime Minister is clear that tackling poverty and disadvantage, and delivering real social reform, is a priority for this Government. The Department for Work and Pensions is leading work across Government to bring forward a social justice green paper in the New Year. This will identify and address the root causes of poverty, building upon the two statutory indicators set out in the...

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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)

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 29 debates in the last year — 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 82.98% 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 54 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") 680 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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