Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC MP

Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC MP

Constituency

Camberwell and Peckham

Party

Labour

Address as

Ms Harman

Contact details

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4218
harmanh@parliament.uk

Constituency

No constituency office publicised

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Camberwell and Peckham 2015-
Member for Camberwell and Peckham 2010-15
Member for Camberwell & Peckham 1997-10
Member for Peckham 1982-97

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition 2015-
Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (also Shadow Deputy Prime Minister) 2011-15
Shadow Secretary of State for International Development 2010-11
Shadow Deputy Prime Minister and Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport 2010-15
Acting Leader of the Opposition 2010-10
Minister of State (Government Equalities Office) 2007-10
Leader of the House of Commons and Lord Privy Seal 2007-10
Minister of State (Ministry of Justice) 2007-07
Minister of State (Department of Constitutional Affairs) 2005-07
Solicitor General (Law Officers) 2001-05
Secretary of State for Social Security and Minister for Women 1997-98
Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 1996-97
Shadow Secretary of State for Health 1995-96
Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 1994-95
Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1992-94
Shadow Spokesperson (Health) 1987-92
Shadow Minister (Health) 1984-87

Other posts

Post Date
Acting Leader of the Labour Party 2015-
Chair, Parliamentary Labour Party 2011-
Deputy Leader of the Labour Party 2007-10
Party Chair, Labour Party 2007-10
Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee 1993-10

Select committees

Post House Date
Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority Commons 2009-10
Modernisation of the House of Commons (Chair) Commons 2007-10
Modernisation of the House of Commons Commons 2007-10
Members Estimate Commons 2007-10

Political interests

Women, social services, provision for under-fives, law, domestic violence, civil liberties

 

General Election 2015 General Election - Camberwell and Peckham

Name Party Votes Share Change
Harriet Harman Lab 32614 63.25% 4.1%
Naomi Newstead Con 6790 13.17% 0.1%
Amelia Womack Green 5187 10.06% 7.1%
Yahaya Kiingi LD 2580 5.00% -17.4%
David Kurten UKIP 2413 4.68%
Prem Goyal All People's Party 829 1.61%
Rebecca Fox National Health Action Party 466 0.90%
Nick Wrack Left Unity - Trade Unionists and Socialists 292 0.57%
Alex Robertson CISTAP 197 0.38%
Joshua Ogunleye WRP 107 0.21% -0.2%
Felicity Anscomb The Whig Party 86 0.17%
Majority 25824 50.08%
Turnout 51561 62.31%
Electorate 82746
Result Lab Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2015 for detailed results.

View the Commons Library elections site for detailed analysis of election data.