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John Baron MP presents prizes at Cater Museum’s 50th Anniversary celebration

September 14, 2010
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John Baron MP presents prizes at Cater Museum’s 50th Anniversary celebration

MP praises Chris Brewster and team On Saturday, John Baron MP attended the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the Cater Museum, Billericay High Street. John presented a prize to Amy Gander who won the student’s competition to design a children’s guide to the museum. John was also presented with the first copy of a new...
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John Baron MP votes to withdraw troops from Afghanistan in historic Parliamentary debate

September 9, 2010
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Today there was historic debate and vote in the House of Commons as to whether Britain should withdraw its troops from Afghanistan. In his speech, John Baron MP highlighted past errors, over optimistic assessments, an unsuccessful counter insurgency-campaign, a poor economy and corrupt Government, and high civilian casualties as to reasons why the West...
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John Baron MP questions Government over age discrimination in NHS cancer services, and Avastin

September 8, 2010
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During Health Questions in the House of Commons yesterday, John Baron MP questioned both the Rt. Hon. Andrew Lansley CBE MP and Paul Burstow MP about the future of cancer services for the elderly. He also asked what measures could be introduced to reverse NICE’s recent...
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John Baron MP criticises AV in question to Deputy Prime Minister

September 6, 2010
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Today in the House of Commons during a debate on the Alternative Vote system, John Baron MP questioned the Rt. Hon. Nick Clegg MP about the adverse consequences of introducing AV into this country. John asked: “The Deputy Prime Minister is right to talk about trust in politics, but one of the problems...
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John Baron MP raises awareness of Heroes Return programme

September 3, 2010
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John Baron MP is raising awareness about a fully funded programme to allow WW2 veterans and for their spouses return to visit where they saw active service. With the 65th Anniversary of VJ Day having recently passed, the Big Lottery Fund is encouraging Second World War veterans and their widows to apply to...
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John Baron MP presses Department of Transport over traffic light switch-off during early hours

August 26, 2010
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John Baron MP has written to the Rt. Hon. Philip Hammond MP, Secretary of State for Transport, asking that his Department reconsider John’s idea to switch off traffic lights during the early hours and replace them with a flashing amber to warn motorists to proceed with caution. John raised this issue with the previous...
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John Baron MP sends further ‘Bread and Buffers’ petition to Transport Secretary

August 23, 2010
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John Baron MP has today sent a further 1000 signatures to the Secretary of State for Transport in support of keeping ‘Bread and Buffers’, which is being threatened with closure by the National Stations Improvement Programme . When the proprietors first came to John for support, John suggested a petition...
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John Baron MP attends British Legion ‘Thank You’

August 13, 2010
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John Baron MP attends British Legion ‘Thank You’

John Baron MP, recently attended a British Legion event whose aim was to say thank you to all those MP’s who have done their bit for the Legion over the year.  The Event was held in Parliament and was attended by John Farmer, the National Chairman of the Royal British Legion.  John said: “The...
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John Baron MP highlights the benefits of lung cancer nurses

August 10, 2010
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John Baron MP highlights the benefits of lung cancer nurses

John Baron MP recently met lung cancer Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) to discuss the importance of their contribution when it comes to a patient’s treatment and care.  The National Lung Cancer Forum for Nurses (NLCFN) recently launched a report that showcases the work of lung cancer Clinical Nurse Specialists and provides recommendations on how...
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John Baron MP commemorates 70th anniversary of Battle of Britain in Parliament

August 5, 2010
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John Baron MP commemorates 70th anniversary of Battle of Britain in Parliament

John Baron expressed his heartfelt thanks to the RAF – past and present – on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain at a recent reception held in Parliament. John attended the cross-party event in Parliament as part of the RAF Benevolent Fund’s nationwide campaign encouraging people to mark the...
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