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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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Last updated: 18 May 2022. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Carolyn Harris has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Women's Centres 30 Nov 2022

    To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, whether she has had recent discussions with Cabinet colleagues on the provision of cross-departmental funding for women’s centres.
  • Business of the House 24 Nov 2022

    Bereavement, regardless of the time since someone lost their loved one, is totally overwhelming, and talking about loss is often the route to dealing with the pain. It took me very many years to realise that. Finally sharing my story in a bid to help others was the most difficult thing I have ever done, but it was also a great honour knowing that it had helped others. I am therefore...
  • Wales: Cost of Living: Support for Households 23 Nov 2022

    What discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the adequacy of financial support for households in Wales.

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Profile

Labour MP for Swansea East

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

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Topics of interest

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

  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Home Office
  • Treasury
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Gaming Machines
  • Gambling
  • Slavery
  • Gambling: Advertising
  • Lotteries: Regulation

Currently held offices

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 20 Oct 2022)
  • Member, Neonatal Care (Leave and Pay) Bill Committee (since 20 Jul 2022)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 7 Mar 2022)
  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee (since 8 Feb 2022)
  • Member, Welsh Grand Committee (since 18 Jan 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities) (3 Jul 2017 to 10 Apr 2020)
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Nov 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from GB News, Riverbank House, 2 Swan Lane, London EC4R 3TT:
15 August 2022, received £500 for co-hosting a panel show. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 17 August 2022)
Payment of £500 expected for a co-hosting a panel show on 4 September 2022. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 12 September 2022)
Payments from Talk TV, PO Box 151, Peterborough PE7 8YT:
Payment of £1,750 expected for appearing as a panellist on news bulletins on 14, 18 and 21 July 2022, and 5, 10, 16 and 17 August 2022. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 18 August 2022)
23 September 2022, received £250 for being a panellist on a news bulletin. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 27 September 2022)
24 October 2022, received £550 for being a panellist on a news bulletin. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 27 October 2022)
23 November 2022, payment of £1,100 received for being a panellist on a news bulletin. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 23 November 2022)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Ffos Las Race Course
Address of donor: Culla Road, Trimsaran SA17 4DE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two hospitality tickets for a Kaiser Chiefs concert at Ffos Las Race Course, Kidwelly, value £312

Date received: 2 June 2022

Date accepted: 2 June 2022

Donor status: company, registration 02020650

(Registered 21 June 2022)
Name of donor: Swansea City AFC Ltd
Address of donor: Swansea.com Stadium, Landore, Swansea SA1 2FA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Three tickets with hospitality for Swansea vs Luton championship match, total value £900

Date received: 20 August 2022

Date accepted: 20 August 2022

Donor status: company, registration 00123414

(Registered 06 September 2022)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Walkers (Guernsey) Ltd
Address of donor: 12-14 New Street, St Peter Port, Guernsey GY1 2PF

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation £178; flights £337; other transport £167; meals £45; total value £727

Destination of visit: Channel Islands (Guernsey and Jersey)

Dates of visit: 5-6 May 2022

Purpose of visit: To speak at conferences for Channel Islands business communities about menopause support in the workplace.

(Registered 09 May 2022)
8. Miscellaneous
From May 2017, Vice President of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute. (Registered 07 July 2017)
From 26 August 2022, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Trustee for Swansea City AFC Foundation. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 26 September 2022)

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