Richard Harrington

MP, Watford

Watford Conservative

Richard Harrington’s voting in Parliament

Richard Harrington is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Richard Harrington’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes

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Richard Harrington has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Yazidis 28 Apr 2016

    Holding answer received on 25 April 2016 UNHCR identifies Syrian refugees for resettlement using their established vulnerability criteria. Membership of a minority religion is not in itself one of the vulnerability criteria but members of minority religious groups, such as Syrian Yazidis, may qualify under one of the criteria. The seven vulnerability criteria used by the UNHCR are...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Syria 25 Apr 2016

    At the Spending Review, the Chancellor announced an estimated 460 million over the spending review period to cover the first 12 months’ costs for each of the 20,000 refugees being resettled in the UK under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Scheme. He also announced an estimated 129 million to assist with local authority costs for years two to five of each refugee’s stay in...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Syria 19 Apr 2016

    An error has been identified in the written answer given on 11 April 2016. The correct answer should have been: The first 12 months of each refugee’s resettlement costs under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement (VPR) Scheme will be funded using Official Development Assistance. At the Spending Review the Government committed 129 million to assist with local...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Watford

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — 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

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under Secretary for Home Office (Jointly with Department for Communities and Local Government and Department for International Development) (since 14 Sep 2015)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary for Department for Communities and Local Government (Jointly with Home Office and Department for International Development) (since 14 Sep 2015)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary for Department for International Development (Jointly with Home Office and Department for Communities and Local Government) (since 14 Sep 2015)

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)

Numerology

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Richard A Burn
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 26 May 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Roy Peires
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 26 May 2015)
Name of donor: Patron Capital
Address of donor: One Vine Street

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: company, registration OC361119

(Registered 26 May 2015)
Name of donor: SunMark Ltd
Address of donor: 428 Long Drive, Greenford UB6 8UH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Co-hosting of victory party, value £1,000

Donor status: company, registration 03010238

(Registered 27 July 2015)
Name of donor: Nine Hospitality Ltd
Address of donor: Melton House, 65-68 Clarendon Road, Watford WD17 1DS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Co-hosting of victory party, value £3,200.51

Donor status: company, registration 8420924

(Registered 27 July 2015)
Name of donor: Mrs Peggy Brett
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 13 November 2015)
Name of donor: Ms Jacqui Lyons
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 01 December 2015)
Name of donor: Watford Business Club
Address of donor: 30 The Avenue, Watford WD17 4NS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 01 December 2015)
Name of donor: Watford Business Club
Address of donor: 30 The Avenue, Watford WD17 4NS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 08 January 2016)
Name of donor: Mr Nayaz Qazi
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 15 January 2016)
Name of donor: Businessfore
Address of donor: 7 The Vale, London SW3 6AG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £9,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 15 January 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Camelot UK Lotteries Ltd
Address of donor: Tolpits Lane, Watford WD18 9RN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 sponsorship of a jobs fair

Date received: 11 April 2016

Date accepted: 11 April 2016

Donor status: company, registration 020822203

(Registered 11 April 2016)
Name of donor: intu Watford
Address of donor: 40 Broadway, London SW1H 0BU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 sponsorship of a jobs fair

Date received: 27 April 2016

Date accepted: 27 April 2016

Donor status: company, registration 05389482

(Registered 29 April 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Channel Four Television Corporation (4 Ventures Ltd)
Address of donor: 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 4HP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket to the Baftas, value £1,134 (£945 plus VAT)

Date received: 14 February 2016

Date accepted: 14 February 2016

Donor status: company, registration 04106849

(Registered 04 March 2016)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
One buy-to-let office property in Southwark: (i) and (ii). (Updated 3 June 2015)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Harvington Properties Ltd; shareholdings (property investment)

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