Robert Halfon

Former MP, Harlow

Harlow Conservative

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  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices: Taxation 27 Apr 2017

    The amount that will be charged to community and voluntary controlled maintained schools’ budgets in respect of the apprenticeship levy will depend on the extent to which local authorities pass the cost through to schools where they employ the staff. The cost of this to schools will depend on the extent to which they make use of their contributions for training apprentices. The...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices: Taxation 27 Apr 2017

    Officials from my Department are in regular discussions with their counterparts in the devolved administrations to consider the implications of the apprenticeship levy on their own apprenticeship programmes and for cross-border employers. As skills policy is devolved it is for the devolved administrations to decide how they will fund apprenticeships in their nations. The UK government has...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Further Education: Expenditure 27 Apr 2017

    Following the 2016 Autumn Statement, the department’s budget for spending on 16-19 education in 2017-18 is £5.4bn. Funding allocations for institutions will be published in the autumn.

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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 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State (Department of Education) (Apprenticeships and Skills) (17 Jul 2016 to 3 May 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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  • Has spoken in 15 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 — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 88.22% 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 — 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.
  • 118 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 307 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Edward Atkin
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 31 August 2016

Date accepted: 7 September 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 October 2016)
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 £1,200

Date received: 1-5 October 2016

Date accepted: 1 October 2016

Donor status: company, registration 08114952

(Registered 08 November 2016)

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