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John Baron MP: local MPs meet Secretary of State over Dartford Tunnel

September 14, 2010
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MPs push for removal of tolls Today John Baron MP and Stephen Metcalfe MP, together with other local MPs met with the Secretary of State for Transport in order to raise concerns about the Dartford Crossing. Frustration was expressed about poor technology at toll booths causing unnecessary congestion. John and Stephen put the case...
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John Baron MP quizzes Secretary of State over cheapest tariff pledge

September 14, 2010
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MP challenges coalition to maintain commitment to display cheapest tariff information on all bills Yesterday in the House of Commons, John Baron MP questioned the Rt Hon Chris Huhne MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, on the forthcoming annual energy statement and whether the government would require the listing of cheapest...
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John Baron MP welcomes interim Cancer Drug Fund

September 14, 2010
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MP highlights importance of Government announcement Today the Secretary of State for Health announced that the Government will be introducing a new £50m Cancer Drugs Fund in order to help cancer patients get greater access to appropriate treatments. This will be available from October this year, and will be in addition to the £200m...
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John Baron MP questions Health Secretary on NHS White Paper

September 14, 2010
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MP applauds Government’s decision to include one year cancer survival indicator Recently in the House of Commons, John Baron MP questioned the Health Secretary on the new NHS White Paper, which plans to close Strategic Health Authorities (SHAs) and Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and move their commissioning powers over to GP consortia. John asked:...
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John Baron MP sends ‘Bread and Buffers’ petition to Secretary of State for Transport

September 14, 2010
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MP says petition shows commuters’ strength of feeling John Baron MP was approached by Mr and Mrs McMahon, the proprietors of ‘Bread and Buffers’, when they heard that their business would have to close as part of the National Stations Improvement Program (NSIP), which is largely funded by the Government. John wrote to the...
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John Baron MP: local MPs and MEPs visit Ford Dunton

September 14, 2010
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John Baron MP: local MPs and MEPs visit Ford Dunton

MP says Dunton is jewel in Ford’s crown On Friday morning, John Baron MP and other local MPs and MEPs visited Dunton Technical Centre, Laindon, for a tour of the site and meetings with senior management. John said: “Dunton Technical Centre is one of Ford’s two key R+D centres outside the US. Employing over...
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MP says competition is great asset to town

September 14, 2010
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MP says competition is great asset to town On Friday evening, John Baron MP attended the Billericay in Bloom Prizegiving Ceremony which was held at the Canon Roche Social Centre, Laindon Road, Billericay. Many members of the Town Council were present as was BBC Essex Radio Gardening presenter Ken Crowther who awarded the prizes. John was asked to...
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John Baron MP praises MK Honeywell on company visit

September 14, 2010
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John Baron MP praises MK Honeywell on company visit

MP says company is market leader On Friday afternoon, John Baron MP and Cllr Tony Ball visited MK Honeywell, Paycocke Road, Basildon. They were shown around the company’s HQ and met with senior management, including Managing Director Mike Southgate, and workforce, including work experience students, during a tour of the building. John said: “MK...
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John Baron MP questions Prime Minister and Defence Secretary over Congress Report on Afghanistan

September 14, 2010
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MP suggests pyrrhic victory if we lose the propaganda war Today in the House of Commons, John Baron MP questioned both the Prime Minister and the Secretary of State for Defence during Prime Minister’s Questions and then during a statement on Afghanistan about the propaganda war being won by the Taliban. John said: “A...
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John Baron MP sponsors CLIC Sargent Parliamentary reception

September 14, 2010
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John Baron MP sponsors CLIC Sargent Parliamentary reception

MP pledges support for children and young people with cancer John Baron MP recently pledged his support for children and young people with cancer by sponsoring CLIC Sargent’s Parliamentary reception in the House of Commons. He committed to support CLIC Sargent’s vital work by signing a pledge along with other parliamentarians. John said: “Cancer...
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