(Michael Whitney Freer
, born Manchester
, 1960) is a Conservative
He was leader of Barnet council from 2006 to 2010, and has been MP for Finchley and Golders Green since 2010.
He lives with his civil partner, Angelo Crolla, in one of the three properties he owns in Barnet.
In 2009 the Pink Paper listed him as one of the 50 most powerful gay, lesbian and bisexual people in British politics while he was still only a parliamentary candidate. However he was not widely known known to be gay amongst fellow MPs until he went public at the time of the debate on equal marriage in 2013.
He was listed under "politicians" in the Pink List 2013.
- ↑ http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2006/12/11/gay-councillor-to-fight-key-tory-target
- ↑ http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/mike-freer-a-gay-tory-mp-on-why-he-went-public-8484017.html