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

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Robert Halfon has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 17 Oct 2019

    Has my right hon. Friend seen my early-day motion 2769, which points out a major flaw in the Sexual Offences Act 2003? [That this House notes the ease with which registered sex offenders and criminals are able to change their name via deed poll, for as little as £15 online, as an automatic right; further notes that, under Section 84 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003, the onus is placed on the...
  • Brexit Negotiations 3 Oct 2019

    In Harlow, we have already seen the NHS Brexit dividend, with a brand new hospital. The people of Harlow will feel that those who vote against this excellent deal really just want to stop Brexit completely. Will my right hon. Friend confirm that, once we do the deal and leave the EU, we will gain control of our tax rates and be able to reduce VAT and energy bills for our hard-working constituents?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: NHS Hospital Projects 1 Oct 2019

    What progress he has made on the allocation of capital funding for new NHS hospital projects.

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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

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (since 13 Feb 2019)
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 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)
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)
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: 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: 29 September - 3 October 2018

Date accepted: 29 September 2018

Donor status: company, registration 08114952

(Registered 08 October 2018)
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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