The Rt Hon Lord Freud

Biography

Lord Freud was appointed Minister of State for Welfare Reform at the Department for Work and Pensions on 13 May 2015. He is a Conservative member of the House of Lords.

Previous roles in government

  1. Minister of State for Welfare Reform

    • 2015 to 2016
  2. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Welfare Reform

    • 2010 to 2015

Announcements

  1. Recovery of overpaid benefits hits record high of £1 billion
  2. Retirement of Lord Freud
  3. Lord Freud to retire from ministerial role
  4. Improving the payments system for citizens, business and government
  5. Reforming welfare and work
  6. Reforms to support social sector tenants
  7. Universal Credit expands to all claimants in 5 more areas
  8. Universal Credit expands to all claimants in 5 areas
  9. Benefit fraud and error at record low level
  10. Rollout of flagship welfare reform Universal Credit reaches historic milestone