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- 10th June 2020 onwards
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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.
However, Rebecca Harris sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Rebecca Harris voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. 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.
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We are having this debate because of our deep concerns about the increasing erosion and loss of local news sources, but I am very blessed in Castle Point. I have a huge number of local papers, such as the monthly Canvey & Benfleet Times; at least three weeklies that cover my patch, the Yellow Advertiser, the Rayleigh, Rochford & Castle Point Standard and Essex’s The Enquirer; a small...
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Conservative MP for Castle Point
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Rebecca Harris campaigned to leave the European Union
- Department for Transport
- Work and Pensions
- Innovation and Skills
- Railways: Accidents
- Visual Impairment
- Roads: Accidents
- Legal Aid Scheme
- Sky Lanterns: Safety
Currently held offices
- Member, Committee of Selection (since 15 Jan 2020)
- Government Whip (since 9 Jan 2018)
- Assistant Whip (since 15 Jun 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Committee of Selection (4 Sep 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (15 Jun 2017 to 9 Jan 2018)
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (12 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- 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)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 18 Jan 2021.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Michelle M Dudbridge
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 07 January 2020)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
From April 2019, a third share of a family holiday home in France: (i). (Registered 14 May 2019)
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