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 very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Harriet Harman never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Tourism 16 Oct 2014

    Our tourism industry is a vital part of our economy, employing over 3 million people, with huge potential for growth in every region in England, in Scotland and in Wales, but it could do even better, especially with the growing number of tourists from China and the other BRIC countries—Brazil, Russia and India. In fact, our market share of Chinese tourists is falling. What it needs is...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Deputy Prime Minister: Topical Questions 14 Oct 2014

    The NHS is one of people’s biggest concerns now. People have to struggle to get to see their GP; many are having to wait longer in accident and emergency; operations are being cancelled; and NHS staff are demoralised while billions of pounds are squandered on an NHS reorganisation that no one wants. In the light of that, will the Deputy Prime Minister admit that it was wrong for his...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Deputy Prime Minister: Topical Questions 14 Oct 2014

    The Deputy Prime Minister has sunk to a new low in responding to a question on the NHS by eliding and comparing the whole of the NHS with the abomination of what went on at Mid Staffs. That is absolutely reprehensible, and it is typical of this Deputy Prime Minister to defend the indefensible. He might not have any regrets, but yesterday The Times reported that a senior Cabinet...

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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

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Parliamentary Labour Party
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport
  • Shadow Deputy Prime Minister and Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

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 47 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 52.93% 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") 1997 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 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 for the Royal Box at Wimbledon, plus lunch; total value £3,590 (£1,795 per person)
Date of receipt of donation: 26 June 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 26 June 2014
Donor status: company, registration number 7546718
(Registered 10 July 2014)
Name of donor: BSkyB
Address of donor: Grant Way, Isleworth, TW7 5QD
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: 2 Tour de France Stage 3 finish Line tickets, combined value £1,000 plus VAT
Date of receipt of donation: 7 July 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 7 July 2014
Donor status: company, registration no 2247735
(Registered 28 July 2014)
8. Land and Property
Part ownership of house in Suffolk.

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