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Richard Harrington

Former Independent MP for Watford

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Recent appearances

  • Tributes to the Speaker 31 Oct 2019

    You have been given careers advice today, Mr Speaker, by people rather more experienced than I am, particularly the hon. Member for Huddersfield (Mr Sheerman), but I have been thinking a lot about this. At first I thought that perhaps you could be the host of the Radio 4 programme “Just a Minute”, but, given your experience, can you imagine no deviation, hesitation or repetition? No...
  • Prime Minister: Engagements 23 Oct 2019

    Thank you, Mr Speaker; it gives me great pleasure to be called. As you have pointed out, this may unfortunately be my penultimate Prime Minister’s questions and will unfortunately be your penultimate Prime Minister’s questions, but I hope that it will not be my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister’s penultimate Prime Minister’s questions. Is the Prime Minister aware that many Members...
  • The Prime Minister Was Asked: Engagements 4 Sep 2019

    I am sure that you, Mr Speaker, will know that tomorrow is the ninth annual Watford jobs fair. I am taking particular interest in the 1,000 or so vacancies this year, and I feel that other Members on both sides of the House might be interested as well. I thank Victoria Lynch and Anna Cox for organising it. We have 1,000 vacancies in more than 60 companies. If the Prime Minister has any spare...

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Former Independent MP for Watford

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Party was Conservative until 3 Sep 2019

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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
  • Employment Schemes: Watford
  • Prescriptions
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Israel
  • Children: Neurofibromatosis

Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (14 Jun 2017 to 25 Mar 2019)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (17 Jul 2016 to 14 Jun 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Hargenant Ltd
Address of donor: Building 6, Hercules Way, Leavesden, Watford WD25 7GS

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

Donor status: company, registration 08181601

(Registered 28 November 2018)
Name of donor: Hargenant Ltd
Address of donor: 6 Hercules Way, Leavesden, Watford WD25 7GS

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: company, registration 08181601

(Registered 08 March 2019)
Name of donor: Club La Costa (UK) plc
Address of donor: Hallswelle House, 1 Hallswelle Road, London NW11 0DH

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

Donor status: company, registration 03123199

(Registered 10 July 2019)
Name of donor: Stephen Massey
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 July 2019)
Name of donor: RTC Education Ltd
Address of donor: 167 Imperial Drive, Harrow HA2 7JP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: company, registration 04422774

(Registered 10 July 2019)
Name of donor: Tratos UK Ltd
Address of donor: Randles Road, Knowsley Business Park, Prescot L34 9HX

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: company, registration 01524815

(Registered 10 July 2019)
Name of donor: Businessfore
Address of donor: 7 The Vale, London SW3 6AG

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000

Donor status: members' association (unincorporated)

(Registered 17 July 2019)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Camelot UK Lotteries
Address of donor: Tolpits Lane, Watford, Hertfordshire WD18 9RN

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000 sponsorship of Watford Jobs Fair 2019

Date received: 30 May 2019

Date accepted: 1 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 020822203

(Registered 04 July 2019)
Name of donor: Intu Properties plc
Address of donor: 40 Broadway, Westminster, London SW1H 0BT

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £12,000 sponsorship of Watford Jobs Fair 2019

Date received: 30 May 2019

Date accepted: 1 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 3685527

(Registered 04 July 2019)
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 London: (i) and (ii). (Updated 3 June 2015 and 12 September 2018)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Harvington Properties Ltd; shareholdings (property investment).

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