Robert Halfon

MP, Harlow

Harlow Conservative

Robert Halfon’s voting in Parliament

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

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

  • 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 has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Social Mobility 27 Apr 2016

    I thank my hon. Friend for his question and for his work in the House on social mobility. In our mission to increase social mobility, we are working with a number of leading businesses and organisations on our plans to improve life chances across the nations. That includes the civil service pushing ahead with the delivery of more than 30,000 of the overall 3 million apprenticeship starts by...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Social Mobility 27 Apr 2016

    My hon. Friend will be pleased to know that we are accepting every part of the recommendations of the Bridge report. He will know that we are the party of the ladder, the party of social mobility, the party of the living wage, the party of lower taxes for low earners and the party of millions of apprenticeships and millions of jobs.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Civil Service: Policy Making 9 Mar 2016

    Departments determine their work force needs, and the civil service has a significant United Kingdom-wide presence. We are considering new Government hubs and strategic locations outside London as a way of further consolidating our office estates. I know from my own area that parts of Public Health England, for example, are moving from London to the east of England, which means 500...

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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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More about this

  • Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Robert Halfon’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 90.11% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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.
  • 109 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Robert Halfon’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 255 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
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: Meller Designs
Address of donor: 42-43 Chagford St, London NW1 6EB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Legal assistance, value £1,843.20

Date received: 18 December 2015

Date accepted: 18 December 2015

Donor status: company, registration no 00502663

(Registered 15 January 2016)
Name of donor: Clerewell Ltd
Address of donor: Sheffield Business Park, south Yorkshire S9 1XU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Legal assistance, value £4,200

Date received: 18 December 2015

Date accepted: 18 December 2015

Donor status: company, registration no 01798514

(Registered 15 January 2016)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Director and 100% shareholder in Eucalyptus Leaves Ltd, dormant company dissolved on 22 September 2015. (Registered 25 July 2011; updated 24 October 2012, 8 November 2013 and 12 January 2016)

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