Richard Harrington

MP, Watford

Watford Conservative

Richard Harrington campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Richard Harrington’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Richard Harrington’s votes.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes

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Richard Harrington has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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Conservative MP for Watford

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

Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 18 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 78.82% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
  • 109 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Richard Harrington’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 135 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Jul 2016.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: SunMark Ltd
Address of donor: 428 Long Drive, Greenford UB6 8UH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Co-hosting of victory party, value £1,000

Donor status: company, registration 03010238

(Registered 27 July 2015)
Name of donor: Nine Hospitality Ltd
Address of donor: Melton House, 65-68 Clarendon Road, Watford WD17 1DS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Co-hosting of victory party, value £3,200.51

Donor status: company, registration 8420924

(Registered 27 July 2015)
Name of donor: Mrs Peggy Brett
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 13 November 2015)
Name of donor: Ms Jacqui Lyons
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 01 December 2015)
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: £10,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 01 December 2015)
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: £10,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 08 January 2016)
Name of donor: Mr Nayaz Qazi
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 15 January 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: £9,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 15 January 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 23 June 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Camelot UK Lotteries Ltd
Address of donor: Tolpits Lane, Watford WD18 9RN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 sponsorship of a jobs fair

Date received: 11 April 2016

Date accepted: 11 April 2016

Donor status: company, registration 020822203

(Registered 11 April 2016)
Name of donor: intu Watford
Address of donor: 40 Broadway, London SW1H 0BU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 sponsorship of a jobs fair

Date received: 27 April 2016

Date accepted: 27 April 2016

Donor status: company, registration 05389482

(Registered 29 April 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Channel Four Television Corporation (4 Ventures Ltd)
Address of donor: 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 4HP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket to the Baftas, value £1,134 (£945 plus VAT)

Date received: 14 February 2016

Date accepted: 14 February 2016

Donor status: company, registration 04106849

(Registered 04 March 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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