ROBERT Halfon, MP for Harlow, has boldly stepped up his campaign to bring an end to the tethering of horses around Harlow, taking his case to Michael Gove, the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
LAST week, Robert Halfon wrote to the Director-General of the BBC, Tony Hall, expressing his concerns about the potential for the BBC to push this cost onto Harlow residents.
THE Kickstart Money project aims to transform the long-term savings behaviour of a generation and tackle the financial literacy crisis in the UK.
HOMELESSNESS in Harlow has reached its lowest since 2010, with a reduction of 54 per cent between January 2018 and January 2019, according to figures released by Harlow charity, Streets2Homes.
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has questioned why there doesn’t seem to be any system of inspection for parents who home school their children.
FOLLOWING a question in the House of Commons Chamber to the Schools Minister yesterday, the Harlow MP questioned the Academies Minister and the National Schools Commissioner about Aspire Academy in Harlow during his Education Committee today.
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.