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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: 25 Jan 2021. 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 — Department of Health and Social Care: Dementia and Menopause 25 Jul 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to raise awareness amongst clinicians that brain fog can be a symptom of both dementia and menopause.
  • Sir David Amess Summer Adjournment 21 Jul 2022

    Diolch, Mr Deputy Speaker. May I join those who have already spoken in saying what an honour it is to participate in this Sir David Amess summer Adjournment debate? I liked David a lot. He was a gentleman who earned respect across the House and an MP whose support for his community was unwavering, and his integrity and principle are greatly missed in this place. Our paths crossed, as mine...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Living Wage 21 Jul 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department is taking steps to implement the recommendations of the report by the Low Pay Commission entitled, The National Living Wage Review (2015-2020), published on 18 May 2022.

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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, 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)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Aug 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)
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)

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