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Heather Joan Harvey CBE (September 1899 – 1989), was a British writer and Liberal Party politician.
Harvey was educated privately at Prior's Field School, Godalming, and Newnham College, Cambridge, where she graduated in 1921 with first-class honours, economics tripos. In 1973 she was awarded the CBE for political services in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
Harvey joined the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, in 1931. She became secretary of the Study Groups Department in 1935. She was a temporary Civil servant in the Foreign Office, 1939-45. She served with the United Nations 1945-46 as deputy administrative secretary. She was a writer and was engaged in historical research.
Harvey was Honorary Treasurer of the Women's Liberal Federation, a member of the Liberal Party Organization Council and the executive committee. She was Joint Honorary Treasurer of the Liberal Party Organization.