Carolyn Harris

Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities)

Labour MP for Swansea East

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Carolyn Harris’s voting in Parliament

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

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  • Carolyn Harris voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Topical Questions 21 Jan 2019

    I am pleased that the Government have finally announced that they have introduced the draft domestic abuse Bill. Cross-examination of survivors by perpetrators will now be outlawed, but more scrutiny of the family courts is needed. Will the Minister commit to including in the Bill an independent inquiry into the culture, practice and outcomes of the family courts in connection with child...
  • Business of the House 17 Jan 2019

    Last April, the Prime Minister announced the establishment of a children’s funeral fund in memory of my son, Martin. Nine months later, we have still not seen it. That means that nearly 3,000 families have had to pay to bury their children. In November, I and other Members from across this House wrote to the Prime Minister and asked for an update. We have not received a response. Will the...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Alcoholic Drinks: Minimum Prices 14 Jan 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his timescale is for Public Health England's assessment of the effectiveness of minimum unit pricing in Scotland.

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Labour MP for Swansea East

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Carolyn Harris campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Office
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Gaming Machines
  • Slavery
  • Electronic Equipment: Safety
  • Prostitution
  • Bookmakers: Regulation

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities) (since 3 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (9 Oct 2016 to 3 Jul 2017)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 12 Sep 2016)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 18 Jul 2016)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Jan 2019.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 1 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9SD

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 for my campaign for Deputy Leader of the Welsh Labour Party

Date received: 4 April 2018

Date accepted: 4 April 2018

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 03 May 2018)
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 1 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9SD

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Postage of leaflets, associated with my campaign for Deputy Leader of the Welsh Labour Party, with a value of £1,260

Date received: 4 April 2018

Date accepted: 4 April 2018

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 03 May 2018)
Name of donor: Dignity Funerals Ltd
Address of donor: 4 King Edwards Court, King Edwards Square, Sutton Coldfield B73 6AP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,400 for my Kids Lunch Club

Date received: 10 August 2018

Date accepted: 10 August 2018

Donor status: company, registration 00041598

(Registered 26 September 2018; updated 18 October 2018)
Name of donor: Dignity Funerals Ltd
Address of donor: 4 King Edwards Court, King Edwards Square, Sutton Coldfield B73 6AP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,600 for my Kids Lunch Club

Date received: 15 October 2018

Date accepted: 15 October 2018

Donor status: company, registration 00041598

(Registered 18 October 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
From May 2017, Vice President of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute. (Registered 07 July 2017)
7 August 2018, I accepted £1,000 from Swansea Sound (local radio station) for my Kids Lunch Club. (Registered 26 September 2018)

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