Richard Harrington

MP, Watford

Watford Conservative

Richard Harrington’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Richard Harrington sometimes differs from their party collegues, such as:

  • Richard Harrington consistently voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Richard Harrington never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Eye Surgery 7 Jul 2015

    For what reasons his Department categorises corrective refractive eye surgery for medical purposes as cosmetic surgery.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Eye Surgery 7 Jul 2015

    My constituent Mr Shabir Ahmed, whom I have visited, was repeatedly recommended, by the optician he went to for his NHS eye test, to have an eye operation involving complex refractive laser surgery. Over two years, the optician called him every month, bringing the price down until it was half what it was originally. It did not work out: the surgery led to a significant deterioration in his...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Eye Surgery 7 Jul 2015

    Mr Speaker, please bear with me for two sentences. Surgery as complex as that needs the same kind of regulation as if it were in hospital.

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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

Other offices held in the past

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

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Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.


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