Rebecca Harris

MP, Castle Point

Castle Point Conservative

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How Rebecca Harris voted
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Rebecca Harris hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 25 Feb 2015

    Environmental Audit: A 2010-15 progress report. 2:10 pm; Room 6, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: Jamie Agombar, Head of Sustainability, National Union of Students, Ryan Bruce, Office of Rebecca Harris MP, Speaker's Parliamentary Placement Scheme, Shay Miah, Hartlepool Member of Youth Parliament, UK Youth Parliament and Calin Epure, My Life, My Say
  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — Pubs and Planning Legislation 12 Feb 2015

    In a previous life, when I last had a proper job, I was a director of a publishing company so I know a little bit about bookshops and the book trade. Bookshops have closed for many reasons, in particular the growth of the internet and Amazon, but that is not the same as the conversion of a bespoke building in a neighbourhood, designed for the one purpose of being a pub, despite its being...
  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — Pubs and Planning Legislation 12 Feb 2015

    What my hon. Friend says is precisely relevant to the case of The King Canute, which I raised earlier.

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Conservative MP for Castle Point

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Transport
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Home Department
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Visual Impairment
  • Roads: Accidents
  • Railways: Accidents
  • Private Sector Investment
  • Met Office

Currently held offices

  • Member, Regulatory Reform
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 5 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 93.10% 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") 51 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payment from ComRes, Four Millbank, London W1P 3JA:
March 2014, £75 received for survey in January 2014. Hours: 20 mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 10 March 2014)
29 July 2014, £75 paid direct to charity for survey in June 2014. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 August 2014)
29 September 2014, £75 paid direct to charity for survey in July 2014. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 2 October 2014)
November 2014, £75 paid direct to charity for survey in October 2014. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 26 November 2014)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for opinion surveys:
Fee of £80 for survey in May 2014. Hours: 30 mins. Payment made to charity on 2 June 2014. (Registered 9 June 2014)
Payments from Ipsos Mori, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY for surveys:
Fee of £200 for survey completed in June 2014. Hours: 90 mins. Payment made to charity on 16 September 2014. (Registered 25 September 2014)

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