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Harriet Harman (1950-), Politician; MP for Camberwell and Peckham and deputy leader of the Labour Party
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Harman is a British Labour Party politician. She has been MP for Peckham and Camberwell (for Peckham 1982-97) since 1982. She became Deputy Leader of the Labour Party in 2007. Following the resignation of Gordon Brown in 2010, Harman held the position of Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Oppostion until Ed Miliband won the Labour leadership election later that year. Publications include Justice Deserted: the subversion of the jury (1979) and The Century Gap (1993).