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Harriet Harman

Harriet Ruth Harman, QC is a British Labour Party politician, who is the Member of Parliament (MP) for Camberwell and Peckham, and was MP for the predecessor Peckham constituency from 1982 to 1997. She was the interim Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition from 11 May to 25 September 2010, until Ed Miliband took over the role.
In 2007, she became the Deputy Leader and Party Chair of the Labour Party, and served in the Cabinet as Leader of the House of Commons, Lord Privy Seal, and Minister for Women and Equality from 2007 to 2010. Following the resignation of Gordon Brown as Prime Minister and Labour Leader, Harman became Party Leader and replaced Conservative Party Leader David Cameron (who became Prime Minister) as Leader of the Opposition. She served in both roles until the Labour party elected ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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In the air: Harriet Harman fails to wow ad land
2014-07-02
Labour deputy leader and shadow culture secretary Harriet Harman struggled to woo the advertising industry at the Incorporated Society of British Advertisers' annual lunch. She came with a friendly message that the party would be hands-off in terms of ...
(Evening Standard)

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    Labour's Harriet Harman promises to improve government working processes ...
    2014-06-30
    Harriet Harman, Labour's shadow culture, media and sport secretary, has pledged that the party will aim to improve the way the government works with the advertising industry. Speaking ahead of making a speech at the annual ISBA lunch, Harman described ...
    (The Drum)
    1. Shadow Culture Secretary says 'responsibility' key for advertising

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    Harman worried by changes to BBC Trust chair role
    2014-06-27
    Shadow culture secretary Harriet Harman has raised concerns that changes made to the role of BBC Trust chair appear to favour a certain candidate, thought to be Lord Coe. A job ad for the role was posted on 30 May stating that it required candidates to ...
    (Broadcast)
    1. Lord Coe failed to instil a culture of honesty at Fifa. Why would he do better ...

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    Harriet Harman Quote Shows Just How Confused Labour Are Over Ed Miliband ...
    2014-06-17
    Harriet Harman has rather succinctly summed up the Labour party's total confusion over Ed Miliband's controversial decision to pose with a copy of The Sun. The Deputy Labour leader said Ed was right to pose with the newspaper, but also right to ...
    (Huffington Post UK)
    1. Miliband 'right to pose with Sun and right to apologise afterwards'

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    Harriet Harman signs up for radio phone-in show
    2014-06-16
    Deputy Labour leader Harriet Harman is to become the latest politician to take to the airwaves with a regular phone-in radio show. She will answer listeners' questions in a monthly show on LBC, the London-based station which already has programmes with ...
    (The Guardian)
    1. Harriet Harman signs up for LBC phone-in show

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    It's not the job of the arts industry to get more ethnic minorities through ...
    2014-06-10
    You've got to feel sorry for the arts world. Decades of self-imposed diversity drives and community outreach schemes and still – still! – they're told they're not being inclusive enough. 'Even from the cheapest seats in the [Royal Opera] house ...
    (Spectator.co.uk (blog))
    1. If you want arts for all, nurture the roots…

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    Harriet Harman attacks white, middle classes who dominate theatre and opera
    2014-06-09
    Theatre and opera audiences are too 'white, metropolitan and middle class', Harriet Harman will claim today. Labour's deputy leader will warn that arts bodies which receive public money are not doing enough to prove they are not the preserve of an ...
    (Daily Mail)
    1. Labour will cut museums' funding unless they attract more poor children
    2. Harriet Harman says state-funded arts needs to be more inclusive
    3. Arts sector must widen access – shadow culture secretary Harriet Harman

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    Children to be given 'human right to creativity' under Labour Government
    2014-06-03
    Every child in the country will be give a 'human right to creativity' if Labour wins the next election, the party's deputy leader Harriet Harman has announced. The Labour shadow culture secretary said the policy would be as important as Tony Blair's ...
    (Daily Mail)
    1. Questions over TV licence fee as Labour warns it is not sacrosanct
    2. BBC licence fee could be re-examined, says Harriet Harman
    3. Harriet Harman: licence fee alternatives must be considered

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    Harriet Harman helps Labour election effort - and knows who leads Stroud ...
    2014-05-21
    DEPUTY Labour leader Harriet Harman helped the party's push for local and European elections today - and she knows who the leader of Stroud District Council is. After gaffes by Labour leader Ed Miliband in Swindon yesterday and by Conservative London ...
    (Gloucester Citizen)
    1. Breaking news Deputy Labour leader Harriet Harman hits out at Osborne's 'anti ...

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