Richard Harrington

MP, Watford

Watford Conservative

A selection of Richard Harrington's votes

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  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons 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 moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details

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Richard Harrington never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Prices 25 Jun 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what steps her Department is taking to reduce industrial energy costs.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 24 Jun 2015

    Does the Prime Minister agree that one of the best ways of tackling the cycle of child poverty is ensuring that we deal with persistent educational under-achievement, so that children get the best start in life, particularly in schools, universities and—just as importantly—vocational education?
  • Opposition Day — [2nd Allotted Day]: Skills and Growth 17 Jun 2015

    Thank you, Mr Deputy Speaker. Let me welcome you back to the Chair. I listened carefully to the maiden speech of the hon. Member for East Dunbartonshire (John Nicolson), and I commend him unreservedly for the articulate and eloquent way in which he told us about his constituency and some of the issues there. Having heard what he said about the constituency, which I must confess I have never...

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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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.


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