Robert Halfon

Former MP, Harlow

Harlow Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details

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Robert Halfon occasionally 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

Former Conservative MP for Harlow

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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

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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  • Has spoken in 70 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 65 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 86.52% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 86 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 250 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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: 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)
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 Stanley Kalms
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 24 April 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Henry Davis
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 24 April 2014)
(a) Name of donor: David Meller
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 24 April 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Glyn Hopkin
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 24 April 2014)
(a) Name of donor: JCB Research Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Lakeside Works, Rocester, Uttoxeter ST14 5LX
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 00682651
(a) (Registered 2 October 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Lord Howard of Hurley
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 12 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Glyn Hopkin
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 12 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Poju Zabluowicz
(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 12 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor Edward Lee
(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 12 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Simon Waxley
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 12 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Peter Cruddas
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 12 January 2015)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: Mr and Mrs D Wall
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:  accommodation and meals for two people at a political conference, 20-22 June 2014, to the value of £1,250
Date of receipt of donation: 20-22 June 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 20 June 2014
Donor status: individuals
(Registered 16 July 2014)
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)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel Ltd
Address of donor: c/o Shelley Stock Hunter LLP, 7-10 Chandos St, London W1G 9DG
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation etc to a value of £1,250
Destination of visit: Jerusalem
Date of visit: 22-25 April 2014
Purpose of visit: political delegation to Israel
(Registered 30 April 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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