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Conservative MP for Castle Point
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Rebecca Harris voted on key issues:
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Health, Transport, Communities and Local Government, Home Department, International Development
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Visual Impairment, Roads: Accidents, Railways: Accidents, Private Sector Investment, Crime: Summertime
(based on written questions asked by Rebecca Harris and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Offender Rehabilitation Bill Committee (6 out of 6)
- Scrap Metal Dealers Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Prisons (Interference with Wireless Telegraphy) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Postal Services Bill Committee (19 out of 21)
- Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill Committee (10 out of 10)
- Daylight Saving Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Network (22 Nov 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what discussions he has had with STEMnet on the evaluation of the higher education careers awareness pilot.”
- Royal Assent: Stalking (21 Nov 2013)
“In my experience—mercifully not my personal experience, but my experience as a Member of Parliament—the new laws whose anniversary we are celebrating today were spot on. They absolutely address the experience of many of my constituents, but it is also clear from my experience as a Member of Parliament and from what we have heard today that they have not yet had time to bed down...”
- Backbench Business — Finances of the House of Commons: Stalking (21 Nov 2013)
“Is the hon. Gentleman aware of occasions such as I have come across, when the police have dismissed what seems to be obvious stalking—for example, a dispute over child maintenance or that kind of issue? It is difficult sometimes to recognise what is going on if one does not know the full back story and the victim is not able to explain the harassment.”
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- Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 94.77% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 36 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
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