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John Baron MP questions Minister over Hamas

July 12, 2010
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MP: you make peace with your enemies, not your friends   During this week’s debate on the Middle East in the House of Commons, John Baron MP urged the Government to persuade the Israelis to negotiate with Hamas. John asked the Foreign Office Minister, Alistair Burt MP, this: “The proverb suggests that ‘To a...
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John Baron MP receives Government reassurance in House of Commons over travellers

July 12, 2010
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  MP also welcomes law and order, immigration and Equitable Life announcements   During yesterday’s debate on the Queen’s Speech, John Baron MP welcomed a number of the new coalition Government’s pledges, but also sought clarification on a number of other manifesto commitments. For example, in a Green Paper prior to the election, the...
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John Baron MP: Saville Report perspective must be balanced

July 12, 2010
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MP questions PM during Statement in the House   Today in the House of Commons during the Prime Minister’s Statement on the Saville Report, John Baron MP congratulated the Prime Minister on his balanced perspective and said this was important to maintain going forward. John served in Northern Ireland as a Platoon Commander during...
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John Baron MP thanks electorate

July 12, 2010
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  MP congratulates his Association team   John Baron MP has thanked all those who helped him with his election campaign. John said: “Many thanks to all those who helped in the campaign. I am very grateful to everyone who delivered leaflets, canvassed, put up posters and joined me at railway stations and in...
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John Baron MP urges NHS to improve mental health services for children with autism

July 12, 2010
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  MP supports National Autistic Society’s campaign  John Baron MP has warned that thousands of children with autism in England are needlessly facing a future of mental health problems, because the NHS is struggling to help them. He is backing a new campaign by the National Autistic Society (NAS), You Need to Know, which...
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John Baron MP visits Jobcentre plus

July 11, 2010
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MP congratulates Basildon team on hard work   On Friday, John Baron MP again visited the Jobcentre plus at The Gore, Basildon,  to meet the new District Manager, Paul Fisher, and Katherine Gilbert to see for himself the good work the staff at Jobcentre plus are doing. John said: “An efficient and courteous Jobcentre...
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John Baron MP welcomes plans to give schools more freedom

July 11, 2010
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MP says reforms will allow more money to reach schools   John Baron MP has welcomed plans to improve education through the introduction of the Academies Bill which will allow existing schools to become academies for the first time, including primary and special schools. This will give Headteachers greater freedom and independence over how...
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John Baron MP will donate constituency home profits to charity

July 11, 2010
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MP will now rent office John Baron MP will donate the profits from the sale of his constituency home to charity. John bought the house in 2000, and since becoming the MP in 2001 his home has also housed his constituency office and surgeries. Last year, in response to a Kelly Report recommendation that...
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John Baron MP speaks at ovarian cancer pledge campaign

July 6, 2010
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John Baron MP speaks at ovarian cancer pledge campaign

John Baron MP attended the Parliamentary launch of Target Ovarian Cancer’s ‘Six Simple Steps’ campaign, and heard first-hand the story of local ovarian cancer patient Julia Buckley. The campaign aims to raise awareness among MPs of the little-known disease which kills thousands of women in the UK each year. John also addressed the event...
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John Baron MP: MEC Report

February 4, 2010
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In his review of MP’s second home allowances, Sir Thomas Legg questioned John Baron’s extension of his mortgage in June 2004 by £34,035. He suggested John should repay £8821.10 – this representing the added mortgage interest costs since then. John appealed against this decision to Sir Paul Kennedy but this was turned down. John’s...
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