Robert Halfon

Former Conservative MP for Harlow

@halfon4harlowMP https://facebook.com/RobertHalfon

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Recent appearances

  • Tributes to the Speaker 31 Oct 2019

    You will be aware, Mr Speaker, that it was recently announced that we are being given a new hospital in Harlow, one of six to be built—in the early stages—in the country. I mention that because much of it is down to you. You gave me five debates. You allowed me to ask questions. You helped me when I came to you to say that this was a very important issue in my constituency. That example...
  • Tributes to the Speaker 31 Oct 2019

    I was one of them.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Genito-urinary Medicine 30 Oct 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will (a) introduce a national sexual health strategy to tackle increases in the levels of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and (b) allocate funding to testing for all STIs in sexual health clinics in England.

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Former Conservative MP for Harlow

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Robert Halfon campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Education
  • Justice
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Hospitals: Parking
  • Departmental Conferences
  • Apprentices
  • Institute for Fiscal Studies
  • House of Commons: Apprentices

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (13 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Education Committee (12 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Minister of State (Department of Education) (Apprenticeships and Skills) (17 Jul 2016 to 12 Jun 2017)
  • Minister without Portfolio (8 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 12 May 2014)

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 103 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Robert Halfon’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 77 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 89.63% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 112 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 398 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW:
15 February 2019, received £200 for a survey on 18 December 2018. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 18 February 2019)
20 August 2019, received £200 for a survey on 16 July 2019. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 21 August 2019)
Payments from NewsUK,1 Kemp House, 160 City Road, London EC1V 2NX:
5 November 2018, received £150 for presenter contribution on TalkRADIO on 3 October 2018. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 03 January 2019)
23 January 2019, received £300 for presenter contributions on TalkRADIO on 24 October 2018, 22 November 2018 and 17 December 2018. Total hours: 7.5 hrs. (Registered 23 January 2019)
20 February 2019, received £100 for presenter contribution on TalkRADIO on 21 January 2019. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 20 February 2019)
22 March 2019, received £100 for presenter contribution on TalkRADIO on 25 February 2019. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 01 May 2019)
15 May 2019, received £200 for presenter contribution on TalkRADIO on 1 and 29 April 2019. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 15 May 2019)
3 October 2019, received £300 for presenter contribution on TalkRadio on 1 July 2019, 22 July 2019 and 16 September 2019. Hours: 7.5 hrs. (Registered 14 October 2019)
27 September 2019, received £1,000 from Michael Mosbacher, [private address], for writing four articles for Standpoint Magazine. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 04 October 2019)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: John Fearon
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to my local association's fighting fund

Donor status: individual

(Registered 02 August 2019)
Name of donor: Lord Stanley Kalms
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to my local association's fighting fund

Donor status: individual

(Registered 23 October 2019)
Name of donor: David Davison
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to my local association's fighting fund

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 October 2019)
Name of donor: Patrick Barbour
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to my local association's fighting fund

Donor status: individual

(Registered 29 October 2019)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: SAM Learning
Address of donor: 3rd Floor, 1 Ashley Road, Altrincham, Cheshire WA14 2DT

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Apprentice who is working 4 days a week (3 days up until 13 February 2019) in my office for 12 months, at a salary of £16,285

Date received: 8 October 2018 - 7 October 2019

Date accepted: 8 October 2018

Donor status: company, registration 02826785

(Registered 23 October 2018; updated 13 February 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: TCL Group Ltd
Address of donor: Charta House, 30-38 Church Street, Staines-Upon-Thames TW18 4EP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: BlackBerryKey 2 phone, value £400

Date received: 5 February 2019

Date accepted: 5 February 2019

Donor status: company, registration 05882567

(Registered 12 February 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland
Address of donor: al. J. Ch. Szucha 23, 00-580 Warsaw

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): One night's accommodation, hospitality and incidentals, and return flights, total value approx. £425

Destination of visit: Warsaw, Poland

Dates of visit: 6-10 March 2019

Purpose of visit: To attend the Warsaw Belvedere Forum.

(Registered 13 March 2019)

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