Harriet Harman MP Camberwell and Peckham, Labour, Acting Leader, Labour Party; Leader of the Opposition


Harriet Harman

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    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 2010-15; Shadow Secretary of State for: International Development 2010-11, Culture, Media and Sport 2011-15; Leader of the Opposition 2015-.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Peckham 1982 by-election to 1997, for Camberwell and Peckham 1997-2010, for Camberwell and Peckham (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Women, social services, provision for under-fives, law, domestic violence, civil liberties.
  • Party groups

    Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee 1993-98; Deputy Leader Labour Party 2007-15; Chair Labour Party 2007-; Acting Leader Labour Party 2010, 2015-.

Election record for Camberwell and Peckham, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 58.85%
Liberal Democrat 22.23%
Conservative 12.96%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Harman, Harriet Labour 27,619 58.85
Blango, Columba Liberal Democrat 10,432 22.23
Stranack, Andrew Conservative 6,080 12.96
Jones, Jenny Green 1,361 2.9
Robby Munilla, Yohara Eng Dem 435 0.93
Ogunleye, Joshua Workers Revolutionary Party 211 0.45
Sharkey, Margret Socialist Labour Party 184 0.4
Francis, Decima Independent 93 0.2
Robbins, Steven Independent 87 0.19
Knox, Patricia Independent 82 0.18
Mountford, Jill AWL 75 0.16
Majority 17,187 votes
Electorate 78,627
Turnout (46,938) 59.7%

Registered interests

Land and Property: Part ownership of house in Suffolk.

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