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A selection of Harry Harpham’s votes
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Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2016.
Voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016.
Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 9 votes against, 9 absences, between 2015–2016.
Has never voted on more EU integration Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 5 absences, in 2016.
Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2015.
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016.
We have lots more plain English analysis of Harry Harpham’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Harry Harpham’s full vote analysis page for more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what the cost to the public purse was of developing proposals for a new carbon capture and storage project at Peterhead.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what the cost to the public purse was of developing proposals for a new carbon capture and storage project in Yorkshire.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what the total cost to the public purse had been of developing carbon capture and storage technology.
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Former Labour MP for Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 4 February 2016 — Died
Topics of interest
- Department for Energy and Climate Change
- Department of Health
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Department for Education
- House of Commons Commission
- Wind Power: Seas and Oceans
- Carbon Sequestration
- National Grid
- Parliament: Catering
- Nuclear Power Stations: Bradwell-on-Sea
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 4 Feb 2016)
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 25 Jan 2016.
1. Employment and earnings
29 May 2015, received £15,589 redundancy, basic and holiday pay for my work for David Blunkett MP
prior to my election. Hours: no hours since the Election. (Registered 08 June 2015)
29 May 2015, received £447.84 as a Councillor, Sheffield City Council, City Hall, Sheffield S1 2HH. Hours: no hours since the Election. (Registered 08 June 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 55 Call Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 7BW
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: leaflets, direct mail, phone bank, valued at £7,822.60
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 08 June 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Gill Furniss
, as part-time Researcher. (Registered 08 June 2015)
View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register
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