Rebecca Harris

MP, Castle Point

Castle Point Conservative

Rebecca Harris campaigned to leave the European Union

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Rebecca Harris’s voting in Parliament

Rebecca Harris is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Rebecca Harris’s votes.

  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes

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

Rebecca Harris has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Cancer Strategy 8 Dec 2016

    My mother-in-law passed away from secondary metastatic breast cancer after opportunities to diagnose her were missed. It has been brought to my attention that we do not keep very good records or data on metastasized breast cancer. The cancer pathway does not provide a specialist nurse for those with breast cancer, and we do not seem to provide a specialist nurse for those with metastasized...
  • Cancer Strategy 8 Dec 2016

    Does my hon. Friend agree that those Members who said that we should not bring in a ban on smoking in cars with children because it was unpoliceable may now regret that? Children are policing that measure very well indeed.
  • Cancer Strategy 8 Dec 2016

    I should like to add my words of thanks to my hon. Friend the Member for Basildon and Billericay (Mr Baron) for securing the debate. I very much regret the circumstances that mean he cannot be here today. It is unusual to be having a debate on cancer without him, as he works diligently on these matters. I send him my best wishes. As chair of the all-party parliamentary group on brain...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Castle Point

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Transport
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Home Department
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Visual Impairment
  • Roads: Accidents
  • Railways: Accidents
  • Private Sector Investment
  • Met Office

Currently held offices

  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (since 12 Oct 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (3 Dec 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Rebecca Harris’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 91.94% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 111 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Rebecca Harris’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 70 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Dec 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
17 February 2016, £150 from APCO Worldwide, 90 Long Acre, London, WC2E 9RA, for completing a phone survey on 28 January 2016. Hours: 45 mins. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 02 March 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Kuwait National Assembly
Address of donor: Arabian Gulf St, Kuwait City, Kuwait

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, hotel accommodation, food and transport to a total value of £4,837

Destination of visit: Kuwait

Date of visit: 30 January - 2 February 2016

Purpose of visit: All Party Parliamentary Group on Kuwait delegation

(Registered 12 February 2016)

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