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Harriet Harman’s voting in Parliament
Harriet Harman is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
However, Harriet Harman sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Harriet Harman generally voted against greater regulation of gambling, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
Harriet Harman generally voted for a transparent Parliament, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
We have lots more plain English analysis of Harriet Harman’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Harriet Harman’s full vote analysis page for more.
Harriet Harman has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
These are difficult, even dangerous times for our parliamentary democracy. The country is divided and the House is divided. The public view of this House is at an all-time low. Too often, this Chamber descends into shouting and abuse. Relations between this House and the Government are broken. Many of us work under a hail of threats of violence—against us, our families and our staff. So...
Many of you are standing down—some after only a short time here, and that should concern us all. I want to thank all of you who have served in this House and to say to all of you who are standing down that I wish you well for the future. Some are standing down after decades here, and that brings me to the Father of the House, Ken Clarke. Ken, you have been a phenomenal, exemplary...
Mr Speaker, you are my fifth Speaker now, and I can say from that experience that you have been a remarkable Speaker of this House. You have been a champion of Parliament and a reformer. As other hon. and right hon. Members have said, you have thought about opening up this House so that young people all around the country can see that it is their Parliament that is here for them. You have...
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Labour MP for Camberwell and Peckham
Entered the House of Commons on 28 October 1982 — unknown
Also represented Peckham; Southwark Peckham
Topics of interest
Harriet Harman campaigned to remain in the European Union
- International Development
- Home Office
- Culture Media and Sport
- Ministry of Justice
- Department for Transport
- Overseas Aid
- Rape: Trials
- Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing
- London Bridge Station
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (13 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Chair, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (1 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (30 Oct 2017 to 1 Nov 2017)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (29 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Chair, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (29 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (28 Oct 2015 to 29 Oct 2015)
- Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition (8 May 2015 to 12 Sep 2015)
- Leader of the Labour Party (8 May 2015 to 12 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (7 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Shadow Deputy Prime Minister and Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (25 Sep 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Deputy Leader of the Labour Party (25 Sep 2010 to 8 May 2015)
- Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition (12 May 2010 to 25 Sep 2010)
- Acting Leader of the Opposition (12 May 2010 to 25 Sep 2010)
- Leader of the Labour Party (12 May 2010 to 25 Sep 2010)
- Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (28 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Minister of State (Government Equalities Office) (12 Oct 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Chair, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (10 Oct 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (26 Jul 2007 to 10 Oct 2007)
- Member, Members Estimate Committee (28 Jun 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- The Leader of the House of Commons (28 Jun 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Deputy Leader of the Labour Party (28 Jun 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Party Chair, Labour Party (28 Jun 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (9 May 2007 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Minister of State (Department of Constitutional Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 8 May 2007)
- Solicitor General (Law Officers) (11 Jun 2001 to 10 May 2005)
- Secretary of State for Social Security and Minister for Women (1 May 1997 to 27 Jul 1998)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1 Jul 1996 to 1 May 1997)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Health (1 Jul 1995 to 1 Jul 1996)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (22 Jul 1994 to 1 Jul 1995)
- Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Jul 1993 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (20 Jul 1992 to 22 Jul 1994)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Jun 1987 to 1 Jun 1992)
- Shadow Minister (Health) (1 Jun 1984 to 1 Jun 1987)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.
1. Employment and earnings
17 April 2019, received £246 from Audible Ltd, 26-28 Glasshouse Yard, London EC1A 4JU, through Alexander Aitkin Associates, 291 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8QJ, for narrating the afterword of a book. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 24 May 2019)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Part ownership of house in Suffolk: (i).
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