Carolyn Harris

Carolyn Harris Portrait

Labour

Member for Swansea East

carolyn.harris.mp@parliament.uk / carolynharris24

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Significant Swansea East Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
171,982
Petition Closed

Continue to fund free TV licences for the over 75 in the future.

Gov Responded - 24 Jun 2019 Debated on - 15 Jul 2019 View Carolyn Harris's petition debate contributions
17 Jun 2019
closed 1 year ago

Removing them will only penalize the poorest old age pensioners, many who rely on their television for company and their main source of entertainment.

105,421
Petition Closed

Public inquiry into the bias in the BBC

Gov Responded - 14 Jan 2019 Debated on - 15 Jul 2019 View Carolyn Harris's petition debate contributions
17 Jun 2019
closed 1 year ago

The impartiality of the BBC is in question and needs addressing so as to protect its charter

246,736
Petition Closed

Abolish the BBC television license.

Gov Responded - 26 Jun 2019 Debated on - 15 Jul 2019 View Carolyn Harris's petition debate contributions
20 Jun 2019
closed 1 year ago

The quality of BBC programmes do not reflect the price of the TV license. It is far too expensive for the majority of people and should be abolished.

117,716
Petition Closed

Make fair transitional state pension arrangements for 1950’s women

Gov Responded - 27 Sep 2017 Debated on - 14 Dec 2017 View Carolyn Harris's petition debate contributions
13 Mar 2018
closed 2 years, 3 months ago

That this Government without delay recognises the need for a non-means tested bridging pension for women born on or after 6/4/1950 who are affected by the 1995 and 2011 Pension Acts and compensate those at risk of losing up to around £45,000, to also give proper notification for any future changes.


Most recent EDMs signed by Carolyn Harris

Date Tabled Title Signatures
11 Mar 2020
Carolyn Harris signed this EDM on Tuesday 17th March 2020

War widows pensions

Tabled by: Stephen Doughty (Labour (Co-op) - Cardiff South and Penarth)
That this House honours and recognises the sacrifices that our veterans and their families make; notes the particular sacrifices that the partners of veterans make and the consequences for them of tragically losing a spouse or partner serving in the armed forces; notes the changes announced in 2014 which allowed …
47 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Apr 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 26
Scottish National Party: 6
Conservative: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 4
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
3 Mar 2020
Carolyn Harris signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 3rd March 2020

70th anniversary of the Llandow Air Disaster

Tabled by: Nick Thomas-Symonds (Labour - Torfaen)
That this House notes that 12 March 2020 marks the 70th anniversary of the Llandow Air Disaster in Wales; further notes that the flight concerned was for rugby union fans returning home from the Five Nations game between Ireland and Wales; commends efforts, including a service being held by Cwmbran …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Mar 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Scottish National Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Conservative: 1
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Commons initiatives

1 Urgent Question tabled by Carolyn Harris

Date Forum Title
9 Jan 2020 Commons Chamber Football Association and Bet365

2 Adjournment Debates led by Carolyn Harris

Date Forum Title
19 Mar 2020 Commons Chamber Gambling Advertising in Sport
1 May 2019 Commons Chamber Children’s Funeral Fund

1 Bill introduced by Carolyn Harris

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
Pensions (Review of Women's Arrangements) (No. 2) Bill 2017-19
Presented by Carolyn Harris (Labour)
Private Members' Bill
Presentation Bill
1st reading: House of Commons 7 September, 2017 22 Feb 2019, 12:36 p.m.

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to establish a review of pension arrangements for women affected by changes made by the Pensions Act 1995 and the Pensions Act 2011; to require the review in particular to undertake costings for a compensation scheme and consider the operation of section 1(4) of the Pensions Act 2011; and for connected purposes.


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