Robert Halfon

MP, Harlow

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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 against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. 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.

Last updated: 18 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Education Committee 11 Jan 2018

    I am delighted to make this short statement about our Committee’s report. Social justice is one of the primary objectives of the Education Committee. It is vital that young people in foster care are able to climb the educational ladder of opportunity like anybody else. I begin by paying tribute to the previous Committee of the 2015 Parliament and particularly to its Chair, the former...
  • Education Committee 11 Jan 2018

    May I put on the record my huge thanks to my hon. Friend for her support and hard work on the Committee in getting the report to the House and for her remarkable knowledge about and passion for children in care? She is absolutely right that stability is one of the most important things. It is incredible to me that children are moved from pillar to post, often without any knowledge of what is...
  • Education Committee 11 Jan 2018

    I thank the hon. Gentleman for his thoughtful question and for raising that wider point. My hon. Friend the Member for Telford (Lucy Allan) talks about this issue quite a bit. The crucial thing is early intervention and prevention to avoid the problems the hon. Gentleman raises. My view is that we need a wider review of the whole issue of vulnerable children and children in care. He touches...

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Conservative MP for Harlow

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

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Topics of interest

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

  • 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

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 6 Nov 2017)
  • Chair, Education Committee (since 12 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jan 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Lord Stanley Kalms
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 July 2017)
Name of donor: Greg Knight
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 July 2017)
Name of donor: Selva Pankaj
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 July 2017)
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 03 July 2017)
Name of donor: Simon Waxley
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 July 2017)
Name of donor: Land Sheriffs Ltd
Address of donor: Bencroft Dassels, Braughing, Ware, Hertfordshire SG11 2RW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 05681052

(Registered 03 July 2017)
Name of donor: John Fearon
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 July 2017)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: David Meller
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ongoing contribution towards the monthly salary of an apprentice in my office from 31 October 2016 to 29 September 2017, total value £4,473.99

Date received: 31 October 2016 to 29 September 2017

Date accepted: 31 October 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 February 2017)
Name of donor: Superior Roofing & Building Services Ltd
Address of donor: Sarbir Industrial Estate, Cambridge Road, Harlow CM20 2EU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ongoing contribution towards the monthly salary of an apprentice in my office from 31 October 2016 to 29 September 2017, total value £4,426.33

Date received: 31 October 2016 to 29 September 2017

Date accepted: 31 October 2016

Donor status: company, registration 04479959

(Registered 08 February 2017; updated 16 March 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel Ltd
Address of donor: PO Box 72288, London SW1P 9LB

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Hotel accommodation during Conservative Party Conference, total value £1,120

Date received: 30 September - 4 October 2017

Date accepted: 30 September 2017

Donor status: company, registration 08114952

(Registered 24 October 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan)
Address of donor: c/o Taipei Representative Office in the UK, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, internal travel, accommodation and hospitality; approx. value £5,000

Destination of visit: Taipei

Dates of visit: 16 - 23 September 2017

Purpose of visit: Taiwan APPG delegation at the invitation of the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to gain a better understanding of economic and political issues concerning the country.

(Registered 11 October 2017)

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