Lord Freud

Conservative

A selection of Lord Freud's votes

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  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons 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: State Retirement Pensions: Males 15 Sep 2016

    No estimate is held on the number of men that are currently aware of the increases to State Pension age. However, all men affected by the State Pension age increase in the Pensions Act 2011 were written to between January 2012 and November 2013 using the addresses held by HMRC at the time. The Department does not hold a specific estimate on the number of women that are aware of their state...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: State Retirement Pensions 15 Sep 2016

    Between April 2009 and March 2011, the Department mailed all women born between 6th April 1950 and 5th April 1953, informing them of their State Pension age under the 1995 Pensions Act. This involved sending 1.16 million letters to the affected females. Following the 2011 changes DWP wrote to all individuals directly affected to inform them of the change to their State Pension age. This...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: State Retirement Pensions: Females 15 Sep 2016

    The Department does not hold a specific estimate on the number of women that are unaware of their state pension age. We wrote to all women affected by the Pensions Act 1995 between April 2009 and March 2011 using the addresses held by HMRC at the time. In 2004, a DWP survey found that 73 per cent of people aged 45 to 54 (so aged 57 to 66 in 2016) were aware of the future increase in...

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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 37 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 51 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") 629 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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