Tom Harris

MP, Glasgow South

Glasgow South Labour

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How Tom Harris voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Tom Harris hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 14 Jan 2015

    Raif Badawi faces 1,000 lashes and 10 years in prison because he wrote some articles with which his Government disagreed. Will the Prime Minister join me in condemning the barbaric and mediaeval regime of Saudi Arabia, and does he believe that our international alliances should be founded more on human rights and less on economic muscle?
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Copyright: EU Action 2 Dec 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps he is taking to ensure that European Commission proposals for reform of the European Copyright Framework do not undermine the principle that writers and other creators should be rewarded for their work.
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Network Rail 21 Nov 2014

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what impact the reclassification of Network Rail as a government body has had on (a) the financial position of the Government and (b) the financial position of Network Rail; and if he will make a statement.

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Labour MP for Glasgow South

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Also represented Glasgow Cathcart


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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Scotland
  • Marine Conservation Zones
  • Asylum Seekers
  • Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control
  • Railways: Franchises
  • Fossil Fuels: Reserves

Currently held offices

  • Member, Transport Committee (since 1 Dec 2014)
  • Member, Administration Committee (since 1 Jul 2013)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (15 May 2012 to 12 Jun 2013)
  • Member, Administration Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 22 Nov 2010)
  • Member, Transport Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 26 Nov 2012)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 18 Nov 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (6 Sep 2006 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt, Secretary of State), Department of Health (before 10 Nov 2005 to 6 Sep 2006)
  • PPS (Rt Hon John Spellar, Minister of State), Northern Ireland Office (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (16 Jul 2001 to 1 Mar 2004)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 61.87% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 38 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.
  • 111 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Tom Harris’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 419 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London W1P 3JA:
Payment of £75 for participation in January 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey.  Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 19 March 2014)
Payment of £75 for participation in April 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey.  Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 11 June 2014)
Payment of £75 for participation in May-June 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey.  Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 1 August 2014)
Payment of £75 for participation in July 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey.  Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 13 October 2014)
Payment of £75 for participation in October 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 27 November 2014)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London, EC1Y 8RT, for opinion surveys:
Payment of £80 received on 4 June 2014 for participation in survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 9 June 2014)
Payments from Telegraph Media Group Limited, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0DT:
Payment of £200 for newspaper article.  Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 6 March 2015)

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