Richard Harrington

Former MP, Watford

Watford Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details

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Former Conservative MP for Watford

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Business: Government Assistance
  • Higher Education: Watford
  • Diabetes
  • Viral Haemorrhagic Disease
  • Israel

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Development Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 5 Nov 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 20 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 75.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — well below 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.
  • 92 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 86 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Mr Michael Davis
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 24 April 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Roy Peires
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 24 April 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Nik Allen
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: received advertising and the delivery of leaflets with a value of £960 on 27 January 2014, £890 on 14 February 2014 and £890 on 20 March 2014, total £2,740.
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 25 April 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Nik Allen
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the delivery of leaflets, with a value of £680
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 22 May 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Roy Peires
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 22 May 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Marcus Cooper Property Consulting Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 106 Gloucester Place, London W1U 6JW
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 05917132
(a) (Registered 22 May 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Jeremy Isaacs
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 30 May 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Atul Pathak
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 30 May 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Ms Diane Stewart
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 30 May 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr William Roy Ruffler
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 30 June 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Roy Peires
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 30 June 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Bruce Hardy McLain
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,500
(a) Donor status: private
(a) (Registered 30 June 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Banana Split PLC
(a) Address of donor: 88 Crawford Street, Maida Vale, London W9 1AL
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: company, registration 01602669
(a) (Registered 30 June 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Roy Peires
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 28 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: SunMark Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 428 Long Drive, Greenford UB6 8UH
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 03010238
(a) (Registered 28 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Devine Restaurants Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 109 Gloucester Place, London W1U 6JW
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 06048816
(a) (Registered 28 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Ravi Gidar
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 28 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Charles Hill
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 28 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Charles Hill
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 28 July 2014)
(a)
(a) Name of donor: Mr I P Fitter
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 28 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Henry Davis
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 28 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Nik Allen
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the delivery of leaflets, with a value of £795
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 28 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: S & J Investments (Delivery Office Southall) Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 428 Long Drive, Greenford, UB6 8UH
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 07730551
(a) (Registered 28 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Philip Burley
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 28 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Stadium Capital Developments Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 17 Manchester Square, London W1U 3PQ
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 05655540
(a) (Registered 28 July 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Businessfore
(a) Address of donor: 7 The Vale, London SW3 6AG
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £8,000
(a) Donor status: members association
(a) (Registered 29 August 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Clerewell Ltd
(a) Address of donor: The Hart Shaw Building Europa Link, Sheffield Business Park S9 1XU
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 01798514
(a) (Registered 29 August 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Roy Peires
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 29 August 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Paul Brett
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £12,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 29 August 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Roy Peires
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 15 September 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Nik Allen
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the delivery of leaflets, with a value of £545
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 15 September 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Roy Peires
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 17 October 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Charles Hill
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 17 October 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Michael Lewis
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 17 October 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Tamares Real Estate Investments (UK) Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 41 Dover Street, London W1S 4NS
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 02792424
(a) (Registered 17 October 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Metro Printing
(a) Address of donor: Unit 7, Mowat Industrial Estate, Sandown Road, Watford WD24 7UY
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the printing of leaflets, with a value of £1,800
(a) Donor status: company, registration 03627307
(a) (Registered 7 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: SunMark Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 428 Long Drive, Greenford UB6 8UH
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,500
(a) Donor status: company, registration 03010238
(a) (Registered 7 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Nik Allen
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the delivery of leaflets, with a value of £795
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 7 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Roy Peires
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 7 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Coleman Bennett plc
(a) Address of donor: 19th Floor Reception, The Gherkin, 30 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8AD
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,600
(a) Donor status: company, registration 02359259
(a) (Registered 24 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: SunMark Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 428 Long Drive, Greenford UB6 8UH
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,500
(a) Donor status: company, registration 03010238
(a) (Registered 28 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Nik Allen
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the delivery of leaflets, with a value of £795
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 28 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Roy Peires
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 15 December 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Metro Printing
(a) Address of donor: Unit 7, Mowat Industrial Estate, Sandown Road, Watford WD24 7UY
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £830.25 discount on the printing of leaflets
(a) Donor status: company, registration 03627307
(a) (Registered 15 December 2014)
(a) Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
(a) Address of donor: 18 Thorney Lane North, Iver, Bucks SL0 9JY
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: members’ association
(a) (Registered 15 December 2014)
(a) Name of donor: The Digital Office UK Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 2A Horseshoe Business Park, Upper Lye Lane, Bricket Wood, St Albans, AL2 3TA
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: company, registration 03958060
(a) (Registered 15 December 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Nik Allen
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the delivery of leaflets, with a value of £795
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 13 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Nayaz Qazi
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 13 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Metro Printing
(a) Address of donor: Unit 7, Mowat Industrial Estate, Sandown Road, Watford WD24 7UY
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £588.25 discount on the printing of leaflets
(a) Donor status: company, registration 03627307
(a) (Registered 13 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Stephen Brook
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 27 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Michael Martin
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 27 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Roy Peires
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 27 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Roy Peires
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 27 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Brian Kerner
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 27 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Paul Brett
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 29 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Willliam R Ruffler
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 29 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Ms Jacqui Lyons
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 26 February 2015)
(a) Name of donor: RST Residential Investments Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 4 Borough High St, London SE1 9QR
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: company, registration 06775786
(a) (Registered 26 February 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Roy Peires
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 26 February 2015)
(a) Name of donor: SunMark Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 428 Long Drive, Greenford UB6 8UH
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 03010238
(a) (Registered 26 February 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Coleman Bennett International Consultancy plc
(a) Address of donor: 19th Floor Reception, The Gherkin, 30 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8AD
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 02359259
(a) (Registered 26 February 2015)
(a) Name of donor: International Group Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Stoke Park Road, Stoke Poges, Slough SL2 4PG
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 01330368
(a) (Registered 26 February 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Mark S Futter
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 26 February 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Stalbury Trustees
(a) Address of donor: 31 Hill St, London W1J 5LS
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration no 01430799
(a) (Registered 26 February 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Marcus Cooper Property Consulting Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 16 Finchley Road, London NW8 6EB
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 05917132
(a) (Registered 9 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Roy Peires
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 9 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Joseph M Jaffe
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 9 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Edward Misrahi
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 9 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Jonathan Meller
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 9 March 2015)
8. Land and Property
Joint ownership of one rented buy-to-let property (updated 10 June 2013)
9. Shareholdings
(a) Harvington Properties Ltd
(a) Shareholdings (property investment)

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