Conservative MP for Harlow and chair of the Education Committee
If I’m re-elected as chair I will continue to ensure the Education Committee has a significant role as an influencer of policy, writes Robert Halfon MP
By extending the ladder of opportunity to those who currently lack it, and by nurturing our raw talents more generally, we can build the brightest of futures for us all, says Robert Halfon MP.
Extra funding will fail to make a difference unless ministers correct the flaws in this dysfunctional system, writes Robert Halfon MP
Government should commit to a three-part guarantee to boost lifelong learning, writes Robert Halfon MP
May Days: Theresa May has shown admirable resolve in her education reforms – but there is still much to do to tackle the burning injustices in our society, writes Robert Halfon
Is it any wonder that survivors of sexual violence do not report to the police or drop charges along the way, when we look at the process by which these individuals must go through, asks Robert Halfon MP.
The first woman PM will always be a heroine to me, but I’ve come to see that Thatcherism had significant flaws, writes Robert Halfon
A correlation between school exclusions and involvement in knife crime means more must be done to improve early intervention to help pupils maintain their education, says Robert Halfon
Education Select Committee Chair Robert Halfon writes about his Committee’s report ‘Tackling disadvantage in the early years’ which calls for additional support for the most disadvantaged children and to convert good intentions into good outcomes for all children.
Writing for PoliticsHome ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day, Robert Halfon MP says the worrying trend by the far Left to "conflate any action of Israel with all actions of all Jews" has had harmful consequences.
We need to root out social injustice so that every child can climb the ladder of opportunity, writes Education Select Committee chair Rob Halfon
From early years through to university, the role of the education system in improving people's lives is at the centre of everything our Committee does, writes Rob Halfon
After raising the issue in the Commons last week, Chair of the Education Select Committee, Robert Halfon MP, writes on the importance of nursing apprenticeships for PoliticsHome.
The Green Paper on children’s mental health will leave hundreds of thousands of young people without the help they need, writes Rob Halfon
The sick and the vulnerable are disproportionately hit by hospital parking fees. My Bill would bring an end to this clear injustice, writes Robert Halfon
Robert Halfon writes for PoliticsHome following yesterday's publication of the Education Committee report on the Social Mobility Commission.
Some of the most vulnerable young people in our society are being failed by a care system which doesn’t meet their needs, writes Education Committee chair Robert Halfon