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Robert Halfon

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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon was in robust form when we interviewed him on Friday afternoon. Mr Halfon was in the Katherines area of Harlow speaking to residents regarding the large warehouses that loomed over their homes. We spoke to Mr Halfon about this issue and…

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THE Government is introducing GPS tagging on burglars, robbers and thieves on their release from prison as part of the Beating Crime Plan. This new measure will be rolled out to Harlow following a Government trial in other areas.  This comes on top of the…

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HARLOW’S MP, Robert Halfon, today stood up for Bynghams residents in the House of Commons about the warehouse development, backing onto their gardens, which he said “should never have been allowed to happen”. Mr Halfon raised the issue with the Leader of the House of…

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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has backed the prime minister Boris Johnson’s plan to put in place the biggest tax rise in seventy years to pay for health care. Mr Halfon said: “Over the past eighteen months, this country has faced a national emergency of which…

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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has been in contact with senior government ministers over a “chemical spillage” in a stream in Harlow. As YH reported on Sunday morning, the Canons Brook runs close to the golf course and Fold Croft houses. https://www.yourharlow.com/2021/08/15/pollution-fears-and-investigation-underway-as-stream-near-fold-croft-turns-blue/ Harlow MP Robert Halfon…

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THE CHIEF Executive of Harlow’s Citizen’s Advice Bureau has written to Harlow MP Robert Halfon on the subject of universal credit. Dear Robert, I’m getting in touch on behalf of Citizens Advice Harlow to ask for your support to make the £20-a-week Universal Credit increase permanent for…

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HARLOW’S MP, Robert Halfon, has congratulated the many Harlow students who have received their GCSE and vocational results today.  Mr Halfon said: “The past 18 months have been the most difficult of times for teachers, support staff and students. However, despite the lockdowns and immense…

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HARLOW’S MP, Robert Halfon, has championed apprenticeships and skills since he was first elected in 2010. He was the first MP ever to employ an apprentice in his Parliamentary office, and has subsequently employed five more. He has campaigned tirelessly to “rocket-boost” apprenticeship opportunities, which…

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HARLOW’S MP, Robert Halfon, is stepping up his long-running campaign to cut the cost of living by reducing energy bills. Mr Halfon has raised this a number of times in Parliament both with questions to the Chancellor the Duchy of Lancaster, Michael Gove, with the…

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HARLOW’S MP, Robert Halfon, has stepped up his calls for the Stort Crossing developers to “go back to the drawing board” by tabling a motion in Parliament on the matter. The motion reads: That this House understands concerns about the impacts that the Stort crossing…

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PEAR Tree Mead pupils welcomed visiting politicians and made them aware of the school’s green credentials. Headteacher Mrs Peden and the pupils welcomed MP Robert Halfon and Portfolio Holder for Environment at Harlow Council, Cllr Alastair Gunn. Film of the visit is below. https://www.youtube.com/embed/WCb1trcO14E

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LAST night, Harlow’s MP, Robert Halfon led a debate in the House of Commons on the relocation of Public Health England to Harlow. He set out the case for Harlow and highlighted the immense benefits of the move to the town and surrounding areas as…

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HARLOW’S MP, Robert Halfon, rose on the floor of the House of Commons to congratulate the Harlow branch of the Royal British Legion which he said is “supported by thousands of local residents” adding that “they do so much to keep the light of remembrance…

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HARLOW’S MP, Robert Halfon, has strongly welcomed the flexible season ticket announced by the Government today. Under the new scheme, passengers will be able to travel on any 8 days in a 28-day period, using a ‘season ticket calculator’ to help people get the deal…

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HARLOW’S MP, Robert Halfon, has reacted to the news that the Government has announced a £23.7 million New Town Deal for Harlow.  Mr Halfon said: “At the 2019 General Election, I pledged to Harlow residents that I would seek Government investment of up to £25…

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THE MP Robert Halfon has launched a scathing attack on Bristol University’s failure to act over the conduct of Professor David Miller, suggesting “Jewish students are clearly not welcomed or safe or valued – and sadly history teaches us where this ends.” reports The Jewish…