25th Apr2014
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Vicki honoured at King’s Park awards

A 17-year-old pupil at King’s Park Secondary yesterday became the latest young person to receive the Citizenship Award sponsored by local MP Tom Harris. Vicki Laurie, a...

27th Dec2013

Cameron rules out change in bereavement leave law

David Cameron has dashed the hopes of campaigners hoping to give bereaved parents a legal right to paid time off. Despite a positive response to a question...

04th Dec2013

Tom joins the fight against fixed-odds betting machines

Glasgow South MP Tom Harris has joined Westminster colleagues to call for action against the “crack cocaine of gambling” in the High Street. Fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs)¬†are...

09th Oct2013

Standing up for press freedom

Glasgow South MP Tom Harris has criticised his party’s stance on newspaper regulation and called on parliament to reject parliament’s Royal Charter implementing Lord Leveson’s recommendations. Tom,...

21st Sep2013
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Claire honoured for citizenship efforts

A former pupil at King’s Park Secondary has become the latest recipient of the Tom Harris MP Citizenship Award. Claire Hunter was nominated by teachers after she...

10th Sep2013

Charity’s seven-ton gift to city children

Glasgow children are set to receive a massive boost to their libraries, thanks to the efforts of a city-based charity. Following the recent collapse of a well-known...

28th Aug2013

‘Why we need statutory bereavement leave for parents’

Parents who suffer the loss of a child must be given a legal right to paid leave in order to grieve, a Glasgow MP has said. Glasgow...

26th Aug2013
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Making it work for single parents

Glasgow South MP Tom Harris has pledged support for a campaign to boost single parent employment, run by the charity Gingerbread. Thirty-nine per cent of families in...

11th Jul2013
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‘Don’t just moan about Ipsa – do something about it!’

Party leaders and other MPs who are publicly declaring their opposition to MPs getting a pay rise in two years’ time should either put up or shut...

22nd Jun2013
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And this year’s ‘Harris Trophy’ goes to…

The 2013 “Harris Trophy” was won last night by Kingswood Bowling Club. The annual event was held in seven different clubs in the former Glasgow Cathcart (now...

12th Jun2013
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Tom resigns from the front bench

Glasgow South MP Tom Harris today stepped down from the Opposition front bench in the Commons for family reasons.

20th May2013

The correspondence continues…

Following Tom’s general response to constituents’ objections to the Marriage (Same Sex) Bill, he has received a number of replies. Below are two of his responses, sent...

16th May2013

‘I will oppose amendments to Same Sex Marriage Bill’

In the run-up to Monday’s debate on amendments to the Marriage (Same Sex) Bill, Glasgow South MP Tom Harris has responded to constituents who have urged him...

13th May2013

‘UK should be leading on fishing reform, not taking a back seat’

On the eve of the crucial EU vote on reform of the Common Fisheries Policy, Shadow Environment Minister Tom Harris said: “Tomorrow night member states will vote...