Robert Halfon

MP, Harlow

Harlow Conservative

Robert Halfon’s voting in Parliament

Robert Halfon is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Robert Halfon’s votes.

  • Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes

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Robert Halfon never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: European Council 23 Mar 2015

    Did my right hon. Friend have any discussions at the European Council about the jobs miracle in this country, in that there are more people employed here than at any time in our islands’ history? Did he ask members of the European Council to come and see that miracle at first hand in Harlow, where unemployment has halved, youth unemployment is down by nearly 60% and apprenticeships are...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Topical Questions 23 Mar 2015

    My right hon. Friend will be aware that we in Harlow have had more than 109 illegal and unauthorised encampments over the past 15 months, and there is now a town-wide injunction banning anyone from setting up unauthorised or illegal encampments. Will my right hon. Friend look at how we can strengthen the law, possibly following the Irish example of making trespass a criminal rather than a...
  • [Mr Dai Havard in the Chair] — backbench business — Digital Democracy 10 Mar 2015

    It is well deserved.

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Profile

Conservative MP for Harlow

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Justice
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Departmental Conferences
  • Apprentices
  • Institute for Fiscal Studies
  • Departmental Press: Subscriptions
  • Departmental Lobbying

Currently held offices

  • Minister without Portfolio (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Administration Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 12 May 2014)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos Mori, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY for taking part in telephone surveys:
£200 received for survey. Hours: 1 hr. Payment made to local organisation. (Registered 10 October 2014)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:
£75 received for survey. Hours: 20 mins. Payment made to local organisation. (Registered 10 October 2014)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: JCB Research Ltd
Address of donor: Lakeside Works, Rocester, Uttoxeter ST14 5LX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: company, registration 00682651

(Registered 02 October 2014)
Name of donor: Lord Howard of Hurley
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 January 2015)
Name of donor: Glyn Hopkin
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 January 2015)
Name of donor: Poju Zabluowicz
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 January 2015)
Name of donor Edward Lee
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 January 2015)
Name of donor: Simon Waxley
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 January 2015)
Name of donor: Peter Cruddas
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 January 2015)
Name of donor: Stewart Newton
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 May 2015)
Name of donor: Peter Cruddas
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 May 2015)
Name of donor: Lord Stanley Kalms
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 May 2015)
Name of donor: Edward Atkin
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 May 2015)
Name of donor: David Meller
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 May 2015)
Name of donor: Cayzer Trust
Address of donor: 30 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6NN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trust

(Registered 28 May 2015)
Name of donor: John May
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 May 2015)
Name of donor: Gerald Kaye
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 May 2015)
Name of donor: Glyn Hopkin
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: van for campaign, value £750

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 June 2015)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel
Address of donor: 7-10 Chandos Street, London W1G 9DG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: 4 nights hotel accommodation in Birmingham during the Conservative Party Conference; value £1,196

Date of receipt of donation: 27 September 2014

Date of acceptance of donation: 27 September 2014

Donor status: members’ association

(Registered 30 October 2014)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Director and 100% shareholder in Eucalyptus Leaves Ltd, dormant company (Updated 24 October 2012 and 8 November 2013). (Registered 25 July 2011)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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