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General Election 2019

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HARLOW Conservative candidate Robert Halfon spent a busy weekend out and about in the community. On Saturday afternoon, Mr Halfon went to the St Mary-at-Latton church Christmas Bazaar. The Bazaar raised over £1600. On Sunday, he went over to the Ridgeways area of Church Langley…

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IT was bitterly cold up on the Broad Walk in Harlow on Sunday morning but that did not stop the Lib Dem’s prospective parliamentary candidate, Charlotte Cane and her team, from campaigning. With just ten days to go, their team are still in positive mood…

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IT was bitterly cold up on the Broad Walk in Harlow on Sunday morning but that did not stop Labour’s prospective parliamentary candidate, Laura McAlpine and her team, from campaigning. With just ten days to go, their team are intensifying their bid on the doorsteps…

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TO help young children to have a better understanding of Brexit and the impending election, a Harlow school held a session on politics and democracy. Roydon Primary Academy, in Roydon, invited Robert Halfon, Harlow’s most recent MP, and Sky Yarlett, from the Houses of Parliament,…

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Letter to the Editor Sir, BACK in September it was announced that £25 million had been secured from a government investment fund to revitalise the town and to boost the local economy. The Facebook site where comments can be made has only about a dozen…

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Dear Sir, I found Nick Churchill’s letter regarding alleged Antisemitism in Harlow’s Labour party a very interesting read. I attended the hustings in Harlow and was incredibly disappointed that Laura McAlpine appeared unwilling and/or unable to answer the question regarding the same subject from the…

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Dear Editor, ROBERT Halfon condemns London borough councils for placing poor families in unsuitable accommodation in Harlow, but he fails to mention that the cause of this “social cleansing” is legislation for which he voted (Robert Halfon stands firm on “£1 for Terminus House” claim,…

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BETWEEN now and December 12th, we will be gathering small groups of Harlow residents together to discuss the issues that are important to them. On Friday afternoon, we spoke to Nick Taylor, David Court, Anne Perry, Alan Leverett and Ann Nutt and asked them what…

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HARLOW schools will face tougher checks that include Ofsted inspectors arriving in classrooms without notice, Boris Johnson has pledged. The Prime Minister also wants to extend the length of inspections in secondary and large primary schools from two days to three. The extra day would…

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A devoted STEM school has received praise from a visiting politician. Robert Halfon, Harlow’s most recent MP, took a tour of BMAT STEM Academy and met with students studying engineering, computer science and statistics. He said: “What BMAT is doing in Harlow is incredible. I…

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THE LATEST opinion poll has predicted that the Conservative candidate, Robert Halfon, is on course to be returned as MP for Harlow for a fourth time. The poll’s multi-level regression and post-stratification (MRP) model shows that across the country the Conservatives will take 44 seats…

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ESSEX Police has launched an investigation into an incident which led to the Conservative candidate for Harlow Robert Halfon contacting the police and making a complaint of harassment. YH understands that Mr Halfon and fellow Conservative activists were campaigning outside Lidl in Staple Tye, Harlow,…

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CONSERVATIVE candidate, Robert Halfon fulfilled a long standing commitment to open a new supermarket in Harlow today (Wednesday). Subru’s supermarket has opened in Terminus Street in Harlow. They were in smaller premises in West Gate. After Mr Halfon had opened the premises, we spoke to…

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LAURA McAIpine, Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate welcomes the news that 5300 women in Harlow and the Villages will be offered a pay-out of up to £31,000 after the announcement that Labour will offer compensation packages for millions of women hit by state pension age rises imposed…

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THE Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has vowed to scrap hospital car parking charges for millions of patients, visitors and NHS staff. This announcement comes after a tireless campaign led by Robert Halfon, Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Harlow. The Conservative manifesto pledge, would mean that the…

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HARLOW Labour’s prospective parliamentary candidate, Laura McAlpine has echoed criticism of Boris Johnson’s pledge of 50,000 nurses which has been labelled “deceitful” by the Royal College of Nursing. The prime minister made the announcement as he unveiled the Conservative election manifesto on Sunday. The party…