ROBERT Halfon, MP for Harlow, has reacted to the news that some local councils are opening new libraries while the libraries at Tye Green, Mark Hall and Great Parndon are at risk of closure under Essex County Council’s current plans.
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has written to Princess Alexandra Hospital today (Tuesday), urging it to “reconsider” contracting out its cleaning services.
MONDAY marked the start of National Apprenticeship Week with apprenticeships up and down the country being praised.
THERESA MAY vowed towns across the UK would benefit from a £1.6 billion post-Brexit fund to “transform” communities. Confirming revelations about the size of the pot earmarked for deprived areas of the country, she insisted Tory areas would benefit alongside Labour ‘Leave’ towns. She was challenged by Harlow MP, Robert Halfon, amid concerns the fund […]
ON THURSDAY, Robert Halfon, MP for Harlow, called for an urgent statement in the House of Commons on Government support for and revival of local printed newspapers. This follows an announcement at the end of January that the Harlow Star would be closing its doors for the last time. Mr Halfon said: “Last week, the […]
AFTER having sent out thousands of letters to local residents before Christmas and receiving hundreds of responses, Robert Halfon is continuing to work hard and campaign hard to keep Harlow libraries open.
IT looks like the safest tactic for politicians could be to use the football manager’s retort that they are taking it “one game at a time”.
PASSMORES Academy students got the opportunity to visit the House of Parliament this week. The students received a tour of both the House of Commons and the House of Lords and got to watch them debating Brexit.
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has vowed to back the Prime Minister Theresa May as she faces a “Vote of Confidence” tonight (Wednesday).
HARLOW Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate, Laura McAlpine, has responded to the Your Harlow article “Harlow MP vows to ‘clamp down on potholes’” posted earlier this week. Mr. Halfon had urged local residents to report any potholes to the Council and stated: “Our town and road infrastructure is riddles with potholes, and i want this to change. […]
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon rose on the floor of the Houses of Commons to ask a question about fixed odds betting terminals (FOBT).
Harlow MP meets with Sainsbury’s CEO to discuss what merger means for Harlow THIS week, MP Robert Halfon met with the Chief Executive of Sainsbury’s to seek assurances for Harlow workers amidst the Sainsbury’s-Asda merger. This was following conversations the Harlow MP has had with Asda on the same issue. Robert Halfon commented, “Mike Coupe, […]
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon greeted a delighted Claire Mevo from the Clock House, in Harlow, at the House of Commons to congratulate her on graduating from Stonegate Pub Company’s ‘Bar to Boardroom’ management training programme.
A petition calling for an immediate end to charges at all NHS hospitals was hand delivered to Number 10 Downing Street this morning by Harlow MP, Robert Halfon, Howard Cox, Founder of FairFuel UK, Kate Lee, Chief Executive of CLIC Sargent, and Peter McCabe, Chief Executive of Headway.
ON THURSDAY, Robert Halfon, MP for Harlow, wrote to Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, urging him to bring an end to the annual rail fare increase.
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon rose on the floor of the House of Commons to ask the minister of state for education a question on alternate provision in education.
HARLOW MP, Robert Halfon has called on Essex Police to take more action as he fears that Harlow Town Centre is under threat of becoming a “No Go Zone”.
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon rose on the floor of the House of Commons to enter into a debate on Grammar Schools.
ON TUESDAY, the Chancellor delivered his Spring Statement and outlined measures that will cut the cost of living, freeze fuel duty, build an even better Harlow, champion education and apprenticeships, and protect our NHS says Robert Halfon MP.
‘No one goes to hospital out of choice; they go because they must…This is why I have introduced a Bill to ban charging for parking at NHS hospitals for patients, staff and visitors.’
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon rose on the floor of the House of Commons to discuss the Social Mobility Commission.
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon is the new chair of the UK’s House of Commons education committee. In a short time, he has already made quite an impression. This week, Mr Halfon has stated that he wants to see 50 per cent of those going into higher education taking degree apprenticeships and has called for “a […]
IN a debate on the Lea Valley Greenhouse Glass Industry, lead by Charles Walker MP, Robert Halfon questioned why local residents objections to a waste incinerator proposal have been ignored by Hertfordshire County Council
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has stepped up the campaign against the closure of (Old) London Road by raising the issue in the House of Commons Chamber and tabling a Commons motion.