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Labour MP for Camberwell and Peckham
- Also represented Peckham; Southwark Peckham
- Entered Parliament on 28 October 1982 — unknown
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- Voting record
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Harriet Harman voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately for a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: International Development, Culture Media and Sport, Home Department, Education, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Overseas Aid, Afghanistan: Females, Sexual Offences: Southwark, Arts and Culture, UN Agencies: Finance
(based on written questions asked by Harriet Harman and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Electoral Administration Bill Committee (5 out of 5)
- Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Bill Committee (5 out of 10)
- Sexual Offences Bill Committee (9 out of 10)
- Criminal Justice Bill Committee (28 out of 32)
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- Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 56 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 56.14% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 228 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1974 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|London costs||£2,916 (joint 1st with 49 others)||£2,812 (joint 1st with 47 others)||£2,712 (joint 1st with 46 others)||£2,613||£1,618 (joint 1st with 118 others)||£1,574 (joint 1st with 101 others)||£1,527 (joint 1st with 101 others)||£1,227 (joint 1st with 81 others)|
|Office running costs||£14,483 (450th)||£9,241 (603rd)||£15,183 (554th)||£11,527||£18,843 (269th)||£18,791 (joint 238th with 4 others)||£18,205 (266th)||£12,869 (429th)|
|Staffing costs||£107,841 (32nd)||£99,397 (25th)||£92,532 (37th)||£92,554||£78,016 (61st)||£74,985 (joint 8th with 27 others)||£72,310 (joint 1st with 23 others)||£52,233 (120th)|
|Communications Allowance||£10,075 (232nd)||£9,074 (276th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£0||£353 (629th)2||£0||£490||£444 (646th)||£741 (643rd)||£0||£0|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£6,456 (91st)||£1,876 (38th)||£1,642 (joint 133rd with 1 other)||£1,198||£2,370 (81st)||£1,575 (116th)||£1,539 (joint 157th with 1 other)||£1,713 (117th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£3,774 (joint 154th with 1 other)||£4,410 (169th)||£4,524||£9,030 (57th)||£8,000 (40th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,158 (joint 400th with 2 others)||£973 (joint 454th with 10 others)||£0||£1,983 (102nd)||£1,983 (96th)||£1,983 (95th)||£1,983 (93rd)|
|Other Costs||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£0||£179 (65th)|
|Total||£141,772 (429th)||£127,685 (554th)||£117,452 (573rd)||£112,906||£112,304 (522nd)||£107,649 (539th)||£95,564 (586th)||£70,204 (601st)|