Harlow MP Robert Halfon has handed in a petition to the Office of Fair Trading calling for an investigation into price fixing by big oil companies. Mr Halfon has been calling on the Government to do more to keep the price of petrol and diesel down.
Essex MP has asked the Government to consider introducing free meals for college students.
Harlow MP Robert Halfon wants more resources to help poor students at sixth-form colleges. Speaking in a parliamentary debate yesterday he said:
"If they (students) go to school, they get free school meals, but if they go to a further education college, such as mine in Harlow that has 500 poor students who would otherwise be eligible, they are denied free school meals."