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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon rose on the floor of the House of Commons to ask the education minister a question regarding the number of white working class boys and girls going to university. Mr Halfon said: “I strongly welcome today’s remarkable announcement on skills, which…

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Robert Halfon MP welcomes £1m to kickstart regeneration of Harlow HARLOW’S MP, Robert Halfon, has welcomed £1 million in accelerated funding as part of the Towns Fund, which could see an extra £25 million to regenerate the town. The funding will be used to kickstart…

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Halfon: Support and protection for Harlow’s jobs and businesses dramatically increased today ON THURSDAY, the Chancellor set out the Government’s Winter Economic Plan to support local businesses and residents in Harlow and the villages through the coronavirus. The measures announced to protect jobs include: A…

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HARLOW’S MP, Robert Halfon, has urged all residents who are eligible for the flu jab to get one this winter, as the Government launches its drive to vaccine 30 million people.  This year, the flu vaccination programme is being expanded to help protect people from…

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By Harlow MP Robert Halfon “IT looked like we had come down from the Coronavirus mountain, but unfortunately, some storms are on the way. As the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Scientific Adviser set out yesterday, we could face up to 50,000 new cases of…

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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon, rose on the floor of the House of Commons to ask a question regarding the events industry. Mr Halfon said: “To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of…

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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has defended his decision to vote for a bill that “breaks” international law. Mr Halfon said: “At the general election, I promised to the residents of Harlow and the villages that I would do everything possible to get Brexit done. I…

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Robert Halfon MP statement on unauthorised encampment in Harlow “MANY residents will have woken up to see that an unauthorised encampment has moved into our town. This is deeply worrying for our community – given the major problems we have faced in ending those encampments…

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THE MP for Harlow, Robert Halfon has told Harlow Labour to “stop playing politics with the Grenfell tragedy”. His response comes after Labour criticised him for voting against an amendment in the House of Commons on Tuesday. Mr Halfon said: “I understand that the Harlow…

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STUDENTS taking GCSE and A-Level exams next summer are facing a 50/50 change they could be scrapped again, according to Harlow MP Robert Halfon. Robert Halfon, chair of the Commons Education Committee, issued the warning amid sustained criticism over the Government’s handling of exam results this…

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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has spoken to the police officer in charge of Harlow over their handling of an unlawful party over the weekend. Mr Halfon said: “I have, this morning, spoken to Harlow’s Chief Inspector about the incident that occurred in Nicholls Field this…

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ROBERT Halfon MP has congratulated pupils in Harlow and the villages receiving their GCSE results today, adding that he is pressing the Government to get BTEC results out to pupils urgently. He has also expressed his thanks to teachers and support staff for all their…

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THE MP for Harlow Robert Halfon has apologised to “all the Harlow students, parents and teachers” for the mess caused by the government over the school exam results. Mr Halfon is also the chair of the education committee and pointed out that the committee pointed…

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NEW data published today shows how businesses and workers in Harlow have been supported under the Government’s Coronavirus financial measures. In total, more than £160 billion of Government support has been provided to help individuals and businesses in all parts of the UK. In Harlow:…

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THE Government’s exam grading body, Ofqual, has announced changes to the appeals process for pupils dissatisfied with their grades under this year’s exam arrangements, following pressure from the cross-party Education Committee, led by Robert Halfon MP. In their report, “Getting the grades they’ve earned -…

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HARLOW MP Robert Halfon has suggested that there may be a solution to any expansion of office block conversions in Harlow. Mr Halfon has received correspondence from the Housing Minister, Christopher Pincher, where he states that” “There will be a requirement to carefully consider the…