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Labour MP for Camberwell and Peckham
Mother of the House, Harriet Harman, has been an MP for 37 years. She shares her advice for the newest faces in the Commons
Writing ahead of The House magazine’s Speaker Hustings, Harriet Harman says the next Speaker needs experience, resilience and "a proven track record of reform"
A new report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights shows that children who experience a parent going to prison as a child are more likely than their peers to have future problems, writes Committee Chair Harriet Harman MP.
John Bercow talks to Harriet Harman about his ten years as Speaker, the task facing his successor and why parliamentary democracy must never be "sub-contracted to a focus group, a noisy protest or even a referendum".
The Immigration Bill leaves EU citizens in limbo after Brexit. Promises of future action and soothing words from ministers is not enough - legislative protection must be guaranteed, writes Harriet Harman
Writing ahead of tonight's Tony Benn Memorial Lecture, Harriet Harman says Brexit may have caused instability and division in bucketfuls. But it has also reminded us just how much Parliament matters – and that’s something worth fighting to retain
MPs should not have to look over their shoulders, or change the way they interact with constituents, to feel safe. For our democracy to work we must ensure our elected representatives are protected, writes Harriet Harman
Unaccountable, arbitrary, indefinite detention is a human rights abuse and a cruel anomaly in our system. I urge MPs on all sides to use their strength to end it, writes Harriet Harman
Today the House of Commons will hold the first ever meeting of women MPs from 100 countries to mark 100 years of UK suffrage. Harriet Harman writes about the #WomenMPsoftheWorld conference for PoliticsHome.
Tessa Jowell’s unique, personal approach pervaded all she did. Her remarkable career is testament to what can be achieved by bringing people together, writes Harriet Harman
Universities must be places where students can debate ideas openly, even if they are unpopular, controversial or provocative, writes Harriet Harman