Rob Halfon’s Blog

Harlow’s MP writes a regular blog about his work.


By Rob Halfon

The Conservative Government introduced the National Living Wage, cut taxes for over 30 million people, introduced free childcare and implemented a modern Industrial Strategy to create better, higher-paying jobs. (more…)

By Rob Halfon


The next stage of development is now underway with an exhibition of the next round of proposals. Some of these proposals are out for consultation, in particular on the subject of noise reduction. (more…)

by Rob Halfon

The Department for Transport and Jo Johnson, Transport Minister, are investing more in digital technology so that it becomes commonplace on the rail network.

Read about the plans in the Minister’s letter below.



Last Friday, I was honoured to officially open the new door and reception area at The Princess Alexandra Hospital. (more…)

By Rob Halfon

This week, the Education Committee (which I chair) and the Health and Social Care Committee launched our joint report on children’s mental health. (more…)

By Rob Halfon

Yesterday we debated #NursingBursaries in the Chamber, following reports of a decline in nursing applications this year. (more…)

John Glen, Economic Secretary to the HM Treasury, sent me this letter about the work the Government is doing to tackle illegal money lending. (more…)

by Rob Halfon

This is wrong.‬ ‪”Changes introduced by the Labour government in 2004, allowed companies to bid for short-term contracts with NHS clinical commissioning groups (more…)


Yesterday, with the Education Select Committee, I launched an Inquiry into special educational needs and disabilities. (more…)

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Two weeks ago I asked a question to Andrea Leadsom MP, Leader of the House, about capital funding for a new hospital in Harlow.  (more…)

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