Lord Harrison


A selection of Lord Harrison's votes

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  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Lord Harrison’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Lord Harrison’s full vote analysis page for more.

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 10 Dec 2015

    Improving the UK's current balance of payments and industry productivity level – Lord Harrison. Oral questions
  • Turkey — Question 18 Nov 2015

    My Lords, on his forthcoming visit to the island of Cyprus, will the Foreign Secretary consult both communities on the island about the contribution they can make to mitigating the migration crisis? Will he take the opportunity to use all influence that the United Kingdom can have in supporting what appears to be a coming-together of the two communities on the island in a forthcoming agreement?
  • Small Businesses: Late Payments — Question 28 Oct 2015

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what has been the outcome of their consultation about giving bodies representing small businesses wider powers to challenge unfair payment practices, and what progress has been made in improving small businesses’ access to short-term finance to mitigate the late payment of debts owing to them.

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1999

Currently held offices

  • Member, Equality Act 2010 and Disability (L) Committee (since 11 Jun 2015)
  • Member, Hybrid Instruments Committee (L) (since 10 Dec 2003)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, EU Sub Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, European Union Committee (L) (22 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (21 Nov 2006 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, European Union Committee (L) (29 Nov 2004 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection (8 Dec 2003 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (L) (26 Nov 2002 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C (6 Dec 1999 to 20 Nov 2003)


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  • Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 14 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 72.39% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 10 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • 12 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Harrison’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 258 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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