Rt Hon Harriet Harman

Harriet Harman

Constituency

Camberwell and Peckham

Party

Labour

Address as

Ms Harman

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4218
Fax: 020 7219 4877
harmanh@parliament.uk

Constituency

No constituency office

Biography

Electoral history

Member for Peckham 1982-1997, for Camberwell and Peckham 1997-2010, for Camberwell and Peckham (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Member, Public Accounts Commission; Shadow Minister, Social Services 1984, 1985-87; Spokesperson for Health 1987-92; Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1992-94; Shadow Secretary of State for: Employment 1994-95, Health 1995-96; Social Security 1996-97; Secretary of State for Social Security and Minister for Women 1997-98; Solicitor General 2001-05; Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs/Ministry of Justice 2005-07; Leader of the House of Commons and Lord Privy Seal 2007-10; Ex-officio member House of Commons Commission 2007-10; Minister for Women and Equality 2007-10; Member Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority 2009-10; Acting Leader of the Opposition 2010; Deputy Leader of the Opposition/Shadow Deputy Prime Minister 2010-; Shadow Secretary of State for: International Development 2010-11, Culture, Media and Sport 2011-

Party groups

Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee 1993-98; Deputy Leader Labour Party 2007-; Chair Labour Party 2007-; Acting Leader Labour Party 2010

Select committees

Chair Modernisation of the House of Commons 2007-10

Political interests

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

General Election 2010 - Camberwell and Peckham

Name Party Votes %
Harman, Harriet Lab 27619 58.85%
Blango, Columba Lib Dem 10432 22.23%
Stranack, Andy Con 6080 12.96%
Jones, Jenny Green 1361 2.9%
Robby Munilla, Yohara Eng Dem 435 0.93%
Ogunleye, Joshua WRP 211 0.45%
Sharkey, Margret SLP 184 0.4%
Francis, Decima Ind 93 0.2%
Robbins, Steven Ind 87 0.19%
Knox, Patricia Ind 82 0.18%
Mountford, Jill AWL 75 0.16%
Result Lab Hold (3.11% from Lab to Lib Dem)