Robert Halfon

Harlow Conservative

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How Robert Halfon voted
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  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails

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Robert Halfon occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 10 Apr 2014

    I welcome the 200 million announced by the Chancellor in the Budget for pothole repairs, but is my right hon. Friend aware that on the 125 miles of road in Harlow the number of defects has increased? There were 632 individual potholes in the first quarter of 2014 in Harlow alone. May we have a statement regarding any extra support being provided to local authorities to tackle potholes...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Asylum Seekers (Support) 10 Apr 2014

    Despite what has been said by Opposition Members, does my hon. Friend not agree that the recently launched scheme to help refugees fleeing Syria and the atrocities there underlines our country’s proud record of helping asylum seekers and those in need?
  • Written Answers — Health: Obesity: Harlow 10 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the causes of (a) adult and (b) childhood obesity in Harlow constituency.

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Conservative MP for Harlow

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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from Ipsos Mori, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY for taking part in telephone surveys:
£200 received for survey. Hours: 45 mins. Payment made to local organisation. (Registered 8 October 2013)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:
£75 received for survey. Hours: 30mins. Payment made to local organisation. (Registered 17 January 2014)
Payment from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT for survey:
£80 received for survey. Hours: 30mins. Payment made to local organisation. (Registered 17 January 2014)
Payment received in March 2014 from News UK and Ireland Ltd, PO Box 151, Peterborough PE7 8YT, for article published in May 2013. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 7 April 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Lord Kalms
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 14 May 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Scythian Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Ternion Court, 264-268 Upper Fourth St, Central Milton Keynes MK9 1DS
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000
(a) Donor status: company
(a) (Registered 5 August 2013; updated 29 August 2013)
(a) Name of donor: David Meller
(a) Address of donor: Private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 29 August 2013)
(a) Name of donor: David Meller
(a) Address of donor: Private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 29 August 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Mick Davies
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£8,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 8 November 2013)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: Football Association Premier League
Address of donor: 30 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8PL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and hospitality at Wembley Stadium, estimated total value £900
Date of receipt of donation: 11 April 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 13 April 2013
Donor status: Company, registration no. 02719699
(Registered 30 April 2013)
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 Manchester during the Conservative Party Conference; value £1,140
Date of receipt of donation: 28 September 2013 to 2 October 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 28 September 2013

Donor status: members’ association
(Registered 16 October 2013)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Holocaust Educational Trust
Address of donor: BCM Box 7892, London WC1N 3XX
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, coach and entrance fee for myself and my assistant with an approximate total value of £800
Destination of visit: Auschwitz
Date of visit: 7 February 2013
Purpose of visit: Educational visit
(Registered 8 March 2013)
Name of donor: Ministry of Anfal and Martyrs Affairs, Kurdistan
Address of donor:  Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):  £4,000

Destination of visit:  Kurdistan

Date of visit: 12-17 March 2013

Purpose of visit:  to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Kurdish Genocide in my capacity as an officer of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Kurdistan Region in Iraq
(Registered 9 April 2013)
Name of donor: Save the Children UK
Address of donor:  1 St. John's Lane, London EC1M 4AR

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel and accommodation with a value of £1,134.53

Destination of visit: Mozambique

Date of visit: 31 March 2013 to 5 April 2013

Purpose of visit:  to visit Save the Children UK development projects supported by DfID funds
. (Registered 15 April 2013)
Name of donor: Kurdistan Council of Ministers
Address of donor: c/o Kurdistan Regional Government, Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation etc with a value of £3,000

Destination of visit: Erbil, Duhok and Domiz refugee camp, Iraqi Kurdistan

Date of visit: 10-14 November 2013

Purpose of visit: fact-finding
(Registered 9 December 2013)
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel
Address of donor: 45b Westbourne Terrace London W2 3UR
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation etc to a value of £2,000
Destination of visit: Israel and the West Bank
Date of visit: 16-21 February 2014
Purpose of visit: fact finding political delegation to Israel and the West Bank
(Registered 18 March 2014)
9. Shareholdings
Director and 100% shareholder in Eucalyptus Leaves Ltd, dormant company (Registered 25 July 2011; updated 24 October 2012 and 8 November 2013)

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