Lord Freud

Conservative

A selection of Lord Freud's votes

See full list of topics voted on

  • 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: Lone Parents: Low Pay 28 Jul 2016

    Estimates for the numbers of female and male single parents who earn less than the median average income are shown in the table below: Millions, 2014/15, United Kingdom Below 2014/15 median household income Number of female Lone Parents in work: 0.8 Number of male Lone Parents in work: 0.1 Average income is defined as the median equivalised net household income, where median...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentre Plus: Training 28 Jul 2016

    The Department for Work and Pensions supports its staff in developing the skills required to identify and effectively support claimants with mental health conditions. A number of learning products such as ‘Introduction to Working with People with a Mental Health Condition’ and ‘Supporting Customers with a Vulnerability’ have been specifically developed to build...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Disqualification 28 Jul 2016

    We keep the operation of the sanctions processes under constant review to ensure they continue to function effectively and fairly, to promote positive behaviours. Where we identify an issue, we act to put it right. Following the recommendations from the Oakley Review and the subsequent report ‘Benefit sanctions policy beyond the Oakley Review’ by the Work and Pensions Select...

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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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