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.

However, Robert Halfon sometimes differs from their party collegues, such as:

  • Robert Halfon consistently voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Robert Halfon consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Robert Halfon generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. 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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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)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.


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