Tom Harris

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Tom Harris was the Labour Party member of Parliament (MP) for Glasgow South from 2005 to 2015 and was previously the MP for Glasgow Cathcart from 2001 to 2005.[1]

Harris lost his seat in the 2015 general election to the Scottish National Party's Stewart McDonald by 12,269 votes.[2]

In July 2015, it was announced Harris and wife, Carolyn Harris, had founded a lobbying consultancy, Third Avenue Communications, focusing on offering 'help to those in the eye of a media storm'.[3]



  1. Tom Harris,, accessed 24 August 2013.
  2. BBC News Glasgow South, accessed 15 May 2015.
  3. David Singleton Ex-Labour MP Tom Harris sets up PR and lobbying shop with wife Total Politics, 13 July 2015, accessed 15 July 2015.
  4. Rail APPG,, accessed 16 November 2015