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John Baron MP presses Prime Minister over Afghanistan discord

July 12, 2010
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MP highlights concerns over unity of purpose Yesterday in the House of Commons during the Prime Minister’s statement on the G8 and G20 conference, John Baron MP raised the issue of disunity regarding strategy and purpose in Afghanistan. John said: “I’m sure the Prime Minister will agree that if we are to succeed in...
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John Baron MP pushes for greater recognition of carers in Basildon and Billericay

July 12, 2010
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MP highlights carers week 14-20 June John Baron MP has highlighted the valuable contribution of the many thousands of carers in Basildon and Billericay. New statistics, part of research issued to launch Carers Week (14-20 June), highlights that 75% of carers say they have lost touch with family and friends, while 4 out of...
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John Baron MP questions Government on school discipline

July 12, 2010
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  MP highlights plight of teachers over allegations of assault   During Education Questions in the House of Commons yesterday, John Baron MP raised the issue of discipline in schools and specifically the plight of school staff when it comes to allegations of physical and sexual assault. John said: “About 70% of all allegations...
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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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