According to her website: "The Labour Party in Camberwell and Peckham is an active campaigning party with nearly 800 members. At the 2010 Council elections, all the wards in Camberwell and Peckham returned Labour councillors.
"Under the leadership of Neil Kinnock, John Smith and then Tony Blair, Harriet has been a “key campaigner” for Labour, Harriet has campaigned in all Council elections, General elections, European elections and Parliamentary by-elections.
"In 2007 Harriet was elected as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party and appointed as Chair of the Labour Party . She also served in the Government as Leader of the House of Commons, Secretary of State for Equalities and Minister for Women.
"Following her re-election as MP for Camberwell and Peckham in 2010, Harriet became acting Leader of the Opposition until Ed Miliband was elected in September 2010 at the Labour Party Conference in Manchester.
"Between October 2010 and October 2011 Harriet was Labour's Shadow Secretary of State for International Development. In October 2011 she was appointed Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport."