Harriet Harman

MP, Camberwell and Peckham

Camberwell and Peckham Labour

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How Harriet Harman voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails

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Harriet Harman never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Ukraine (Flight MH17) and Gaza 21 Jul 2014

    I thank the Prime Minister for his statement and advance sight of it. The shooting down of MH17 over the skies of Ukraine was a tragedy that shocked the world. On behalf of the Leader of the Opposition, who is visiting Washington, I join the Prime Minister in expressing our heartfelt and deepest sympathy to the relatives of those who have lost their lives. All of us have been outraged by the...
  • Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Arts: Primary Education 16 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport pursuant to the answer of 7 July, Official Report, columns 143-44W on Arts: Primary Education, what data are collected by his Department as part of the Taking Part survey.
  • Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Arts: Primary Education 16 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what data his Department has collected from the Taking Part Survey on the primary school pupils from each region who have engaged with (a) theatre activities, (b) music activities, (c) dance and (d) other arts in each year since 2009-10.

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Labour MP for Camberwell and Peckham

Entered House of Commons on 28 October 1982 — unknown

Also represented Peckham; Southwark Peckham


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Topics of interest

  • International Development
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Education
  • Home Department
  • Overseas Aid
  • Arts
  • Kieron Bryan
  • Nigeria
  • UN Agencies: Finance

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Acting Leader of the Opposition (12 May 2010 to 25 Sep 2010)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (4 Nov 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee For the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (27 Oct 2009 to 4 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Members Estimate Committee (29 Sep 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chairman, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (20 Aug 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State, Government Equalities Office (3 Dec 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (27 Jul 2007 to 20 Aug 2008)
  • Lord Privy Seal, House of Commons (28 Jun 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (9 May 2007 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs (11 May 2005 to 9 May 2007)
  • Solicitor General, Law Officers' Department (11 Jun 2001 to 11 May 2005)
  • Secretary of State, Department of Social Security (3 May 1997 to 27 Jul 1998)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 52 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 52.79% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 229 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1996 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club Ltd
Address of donor : Church Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 5AE
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to watch tennis, plus lunch and afternoon tea; total value £3,400 (£1,700 per person)
Date of receipt of donation: 1 May 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 27 June 2013
Donor status: company, registration number 7546718
(Registered 22 July 2013)
8. Land and Property
Part ownership of house in Suffolk.

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