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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…

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THE Government’s package of financial support for Harlow in the pandemic has soared past £200 million in addition to the furlough scheme which has protected over 16,000 Harlow jobs claims MP Robert Halfon. The support has included: £37 million in Government grants to local businesses£41…

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Robert Halfon MP lobbies Chancellor to maintain the fuel duty freeze in Budget THE Government’s ten year fuel duty freeze saves the average driver £10 every time they fill up. Harlow’s MP has campaigned relentlessly for the freeze ahead of every Budget since he was…

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THE Prime Minister today set out the Government’s route map to lifting the restrictions that have been placed on our lives for many months. He cited the “extraordinary success of our NHS in vaccinating more than 17.5 million people across the UK” as the key…

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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has set out his blueprint for an educational route map out of Covid-19. Mr Halfon delivered his speech following a farewell address by outgoing Children’s Commissioner, Anne Longfield. Mr Halfon said: More than any other event in my time, Covid-19 has…

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Conservatives oppose Sadiq Khan’s proposed “border tax” that would “absolutely destroy” Harlow businesses HARLOW’S MP, Robert Halfon, and the Leader of the Harlow Conservatives, Cllr Andrew Johnson have written to the Leader of Harlow Council, Cllr Mark Ingall, asking him to “urgently lobby” London’s Labour…

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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon rose on the floor of the House of Commons (virtually) to plead the case of a Harlow resident Charlotte Budd and her experiences at the hands of family courts. Robert Halfon said: “Harlow resident Charlotte Budd, who is a survivor of…

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IN a statement in the House of Commons, Harlow’s MP, Robert Halfon, asked the Prime Minister to “pay tribute to the staff and volunteers who are working so hard to scale up the programme of vaccinations in Harlow and delivering the life-saving vaccines to thousands…

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ON WORLD Holocaust Day, Harlow MP Robert Halfon was invited by BBC Radio 4 to tell listeners why Sophie Scholl was such an inspiration to him. Sophia Magdalena Scholl: 9 May 1921 – 22 February 1943) was a German student and anti-Nazi political activist, active…

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THE Harlow Lesiurezone has today opened as a mass vaccination centre to further accelerate the vaccine roll out to Harlow residents.  Nationally, nearly 7 million people have received the jab and the opening of the site in Harlow will mean more residents receiving their vaccine…

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TORY MPs are asking the government to set out a “route map” for the reopening of schools in England, amid growing concerns about the impact of closures on children’s education. The chairman of the education select committee, Robert Halfon, has asked for a plan to…

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ESSEX Police is set to receive an additional £18.8 million in its funding this year as part of the Government’s boost to police budgets. The funding uplift – which will directly benefit Harlow – comes as part of the Home Secretary’s announcement that policing will…