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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…

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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon “rose” on the floor of the House of Commons regarding health boundaries. Mr Halfon said: “To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy for the boundaries of the Herts and West…

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HARLOW’S MP, Robert Halfon, has been working hard to secure more funding and support for local football clubs who have faced difficulties over the past year. Earlier this week, he wrote to the Minister for Sport about more funding for grassroots football across the town…

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HARLOW’S MP, Robert Halfon, voted in Parliament to strengthen legislation for combating domestic abuse. Whilst strongly supporting the strengthening of powers to deal with domestic abuse, including the Government protecting the rights of victims, reforming the family court system and increasing funding for support services,…

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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon visited the vaccination centre based at the Harlow Leisurezone . Mr Halfon took the opportunity to speak to the head of the vaccination centre and his staff. Afterwards, we spoke to Mr Halfon to see what he thought of the vaccination…

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THE MP for Harlow rose on the floor of the House of Commons to ask a question on apprenticeships. Robert Halfon said: “To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to paragraph 102 of the Skills for Jobs: Lifelong Learning for Opportunity and Growth White Paper, published in…

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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has paid tribute to the former chair of Harlow Council Tony Hall, who has p[assed away. Mr Halfon said: “I am so very sad to hear that former Harlow Conservative Councillor Tony Hall has passed away. When I was selected as…

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Home Secretary announces major new plans to tackle illegal Channel crossings THE Home Secretary, Priti Patel has announced bold new measures to tackle “illegal crossings” in the Channel as part of the Government’s “New Plan for Immigration”. The announcement follows the introduction of the Australian-style…

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THE Government are today introducing a new Bill in Parliament that will make Harlow’s streets safer. The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill will equip the police with the powers and tools they need to protect themselves and the public, while toughening sentencing for criminals…

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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has written for the ConservativeHome blog, warning fellow Tories of the political danger of Labour leader, Sir Keir Starmer. Although, Mr Halfon has a majority of 14,063 in Harlow he describes it as a “majority of 1”. The full article can…

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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon rose (virtually) on the floor of the House of Commons to ask the Minister of State for Social Care, Helen Whatley a question regarding pay for NHS staff. Mr Halfon said: “My hon. Friend will be aware of the heroic efforts…

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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has made a speech to the National Education Summit where he has detailed what he sees as the challenges to education as we emerge out of lockdown. Mr Halfon is also chair of the education committee. He said: “It is a…

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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon rose on the floor of the House of Commons to support the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s budget. Mr Halfon said: I welcome this Budget. It has five core purposes: to balance the books, help people through covid, to cut the cost…

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THE Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, will tomorrow announce that the fuel duty freeze – which has saved the average driver £10 every time they fill up – will be maintained for the tenth year. The announcement comes after a long running campaign from Harlow’s MP, Robert…