Richard Harrington

Former MP, Watford

Watford Conservative

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  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Carer's Allowance 27 Apr 2017

    Where a carer's State Pension is less than Carer's Allowance, State Pension is paid and topped up with Carer's Allowance to the basic weekly rate of Carer's Allowance, which is currently £62.70 a week. However, where the State Pension paid is higher than £62.70, social security rules operate to prevent Carer’s Allowance and State Pension being paid together, since they are...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Pensioners: Woking 27 Apr 2017

    Statistics on the number of pensioners receiving the basic state pension in the Parliamentary constituency of Woking is published and can be obtained from: https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk Guidance for users is available at: https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting -Started.html Statistics on the number of pensioners receiving pension credit in the Parliamentary...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: State Retirement Pensions 27 Apr 2017

    It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

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Former Conservative MP for Watford

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Richard Harrington campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Business: Government Assistance
  • Higher Education: Watford
  • Diabetes
  • Viral Haemorrhagic Disease
  • Israel

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (17 Jul 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary for Home Office (Jointly with Department for Communities and Local Government and Department for International Development) (14 Sep 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary for Department for Communities and Local Government (Jointly with Home Office and Department for International Development) (14 Sep 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary for Department for International Development (Jointly with Home Office and Department for Communities and Local Government) (14 Sep 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, International Development Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 5 Nov 2012)

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  • Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Richard Harrington’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 80.30% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 23 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.
  • 101 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 179 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Watford Business Club
Address of donor: 30 The Avenue, Watford WD17 4NS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 23 June 2016)
Name of donor: Watford Business Club
Address of donor: 30 The Avenue, Watford WD17 4NS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 04 August 2016)
Name of donor: Businessfore
Address of donor: 7 The Vale, London SW3 6AG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £12,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 31 August 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
One buy-to-let office property in Southwark: (i) and (ii). (Updated 3 June 2015)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Harvington Properties Ltd; shareholdings (property investment)

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