Voting Record — Harriet Harman MP, Camberwell and Peckham (10260)

Harriet Harman is currently Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) and Chair, Human Rights (Joint Committee)

Note: our records only go back to 1997 for the Commons and 2001 for the Lords (more details).

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
8 May 2015 still in office Lab 3 votes out of 141, 2.1% 141 votes out of 257, 54.9% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Lab 0 votes out of 647, 0.0% 647 votes out of 1239, 52.2% 0 times
5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Lab 7 votes out of 964, 0.7% 964 votes out of 1288, 74.8% 0 times
7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Lab 3 votes out of 628, 0.5% 628 votes out of 1246, 50.4% 0 times
1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Lab 0 votes out of 599, 0.0% 599 votes out of 1273, 47.1% 0 times

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Interesting Votes

Votes in parliament for which this MP's vote differed from the majority vote of their party (Rebel), or in which this MP was a teller (Teller), or both (Rebel Teller).

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HouseDateSubjectHarriet HarmanLab VoteRôle
Commons2 Dec 2015UK Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria Majorityno Rebel
Commons2 Dec 2015UK Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria — Decline to Authorise Majorityaye Rebel
29 Oct 2015Became Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
29 Oct 2015Became Chair, Human Rights (Joint Committee)
29 Oct 2015Stopped being Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee)
28 Oct 2015Became Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee)
12 Sep 2015Stopped being Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition,
12 Sep 2015Stopped being Acting Leader of the Labour Party,
Commons11 Sep 2015Assisted Dying Bill — Second Reading minorityno Rebel
8 May 2015Became Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition,
8 May 2015Became Acting Leader of the Labour Party,
HouseDateSubjectHarriet HarmanLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport,
30 Mar 2015Stopped being Shadow Deputy Prime Minister and Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport,
7 Oct 2011Became Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport,
7 Oct 2011Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for International Development,
8 Oct 2010Became Shadow Secretary of State for International Development,
25 Sep 2010Became Shadow Deputy Prime Minister and Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport,
25 Sep 2010Stopped being Acting Leader of the Opposition,
12 May 2010Became Acting Leader of the Opposition,
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
6 May 2010Stopped being Chair, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Members Estimate Committee
6 May 2010Stopped being The Leader of the House of Commons ,
6 May 2010Stopped being Party Chair, Labour Party,
6 May 2010Stopped being Minister of State (Government Equalities Office),
6 May 2010Stopped being Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee,
6 May 2010Stopped being Deputy Leader of the Labour Party,
HouseDateSubjectHarriet HarmanLab VoteRôle
Commons4 Mar 2010Backbench Business Committee minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Mar 2010Election of Committee Chairs minorityaye Rebel
28 Oct 2009Became Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
Commons3 Jul 2008MPs' allowances — External audits and no more furniture — rejected minorityaye Rebel
12 Oct 2007Became Minister of State (Government Equalities Office),
10 Oct 2007Became Chair, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee
10 Oct 2007Stopped being Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee
26 Jul 2007Became Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee
28 Jun 2007Became Member, Members Estimate Committee
28 Jun 2007Became The Leader of the House of Commons ,
28 Jun 2007Became Party Chair, Labour Party,
28 Jun 2007Became Deputy Leader of the Labour Party,
28 Jun 2007Stopped being The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice,
9 May 2007Became The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice,
8 May 2007Stopped being Minister of State (Department of Constitutional Affairs),
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 6 (80 per Cent. Elected) Majorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons2 Mar 2007Orders of the Day — Off-Road Vehicles (Registration) Bill minorityaye Rebel
10 May 2005Became Minister of State (Department of Constitutional Affairs),
10 May 2005Stopped being Solicitor General (Law Officers),
HouseDateSubjectHarriet HarmanLab VoteRôle
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 4 (80 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected minorityno Rebel
11 Jun 2001Became Solicitor General (Law Officers),
HouseDateSubjectHarriet HarmanLab VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
27 Jul 1998Stopped being Secretary of State for Social Security and Minister for Women,
1 May 1997Became Secretary of State for Social Security and Minister for Women,
1 May 1997Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
1 Jul 1996Became Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
1 Jul 1996Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Health,
1 Jul 1995Became Shadow Secretary of State for Health,
1 Jul 1995Stopped being Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
22 Jul 1994Became Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
22 Jul 1994Stopped being Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury,
1 Jul 1993Became Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee,
20 Jul 1992Became Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury,
1 Jun 1992Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Health),
1 Jun 1987Became Shadow Spokesperson (Health),
1 Jun 1987Stopped being Shadow Minister (Health),
1 Jun 1984Became Shadow Minister (Health),

Policy Comparisons

This chart shows the percentage agreement between this MP and each of the policies in the database, according to their voting record.

AgreementPolicy
14% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
22% Abusive Tax Avoidance Should be Illegal
7% Academy Schools - for
91% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
75% Assisted Dying
100% Ban fox hunting
80% Bankers' Bonus Tax
69% Business and community control of schools: For
10% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
42% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
16% Closed Material Proceedure
23% Coalition Programme for Government - For
95% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
100% Crossrail - In favour
13% Cull Badgers
50% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
30% Employee Shareholder Status
0% Encourage and incentivise saving
0% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
82% Energy Prices - More Affordable
0% English Votes on English Laws etc.
0% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
73% European Union - For
16% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
3% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
29% Fixed Term Parliaments
100% Foundation hospitals - In favour
100% Fox hunting - Ban
39% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
100% Fully Elected House of Lords
62% Further Devolution to Scotland
55% Further devolution to Wales
32% Gambling - Against permissiveness
7% GP Commissioning in the NHS
22% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
30% Higher taxes on banks
0% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
89% Homosexuality - Equal rights
50% HS2 - In Favour
70% Human Rights and Equality
100% Identity cards - For introduction
70% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
28% Increase Air Passenger Duty
20% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
17% Increase VAT
67% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
3% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
94% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
100% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
25% Localise Council Tax Support
29% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
13% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
50% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
100% Mansion Tax
50% Mass Retention of Communications Data
50% Mass Surveillance
100% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
81% Minumum Wage
91% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
55% More powers for local councils
20% No detention without charge or trial
86% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
93% Nuclear power - For
99% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
83% Pension auto-enrolment - For
10% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
8% Police and Crime Commissioners
93% Post office - in favour of Government policy
7% Post office closures - against
100% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
16% Privatise Royal Mail
35% Promote Occupational Pensions
54% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
24% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
75% Public Ownership of Railways
88% Rail Fares - Lower
5% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
10% Reduce central funding for local government
12% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
16% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
8% Reducing the number of MPs - for
1% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
46% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
8% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
25% Register of Lobbyists
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
86% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
75% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
18% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
27% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
36% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
42% Right to strike
90% Same Sex Marriage - for
25% Schools - Greater Autonomy
2% Sell England's Public Forests
66% Smoking ban - In favour
65% Stop climate change
83% Stronger Military Covenant
64% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
0% Termination of pregnancy - against
92% Terrorism laws - For
0% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
0% Tougher on illegal immigration
41% Trade Union Regulation
29% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
61% Transparency of Parliament
70% Trident replacement - In favour
0% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
8% University education fees - Should be free
62% University Tuition Fees - For
88% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
60% Voting age - Reduce to 16
42% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
100% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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