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John Baron MP brands Brexit impact assessment row as ‘storm in a teacup’

November 7, 2017
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MP says Opposition playing petty politics This afternoon in the House of Commons, the Minister for Exiting the European Union, Steve Baker MP, answered an Urgent Question regarding the timetable for publication of internal impact assessments of Brexit. The Minister suggested it would take around three weeks to assemble and prepare the assessments for...
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John Baron MP presses Prime Minister on EU Implementation Phase

October 23, 2017
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MP seeks assurances about no extension Today in the House of Commons, the Prime Minister gave a Statement following last week’s meeting of the European Council. In the House of Commons, John asked, “The Prime Minister is absolutely right not to rule out a ‘no deal’ scenario – to do otherwise would be utterly...
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John Baron MP: National Leaders clipping wings of Commission

October 20, 2017
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MP: sense may be prevailing re EU summit decision The leaders of the ‘EU 27’ today agreed that ‘insufficient’ progress has been made in the Brexit negotiations for trade talks to begin, but nevertheless agreed to begin internal talks on this subject. This potentially prepares the ground for formal trade talks with Britain to...
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John Baron MP urges Government to lobby Congress over Iran Nuclear Deal

October 16, 2017
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MP says deal’s success is in everyone’s interests This afternoon in the House of Commons, the Government answered an Urgent Question from the Shadow Foreign Secretary over President Trump’s decision to de-certify the Iranian Nuclear Deal. In the House of Commons, John asked, “In welcoming the Government’s position, does the Minister accept that what...
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John Baron MP raises Traveller issues with Minister

October 12, 2017
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MP welcomes Government review and will be submitting proposals This afternoon John Baron spoke in a Parliamentary debate on unauthorised encampments and has raised a number of issues with the Minister both in the debate, in conversation afterwards, and in correspondence. During the debate, John thanked constituents, Chief Inspector Sam Smith of Essex Police,...
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John Baron MP urges Government to prepare for ‘no deal’ scenario

October 9, 2017
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MP says we should not listen to defeatists As the Prime Minister updates Parliament later today on the Government’s Brexit position, John Baron MP says, “I have long believed that the EU Commission primarily wants to punish Britain for daring to leave the organisation. Whilst negotiating in good faith, the Government must therefore also...
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John Baron MP urges constituents to respond to consultation on Mobile Library Service

October 9, 2017
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MP says have your say John Baron MP has today urged people to respond to Essex County Council’s consultation on proposed changes to the Mobile Library Service. The consultation will run from until 6th November 2017. John said: “It is important for everyone to have their say on the proposed changes to the Mobile...
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John Baron MP officially opens new Cornerstone Coffee Shop, Christ Church, Billericay

September 29, 2017
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John Baron MP officially opens new Cornerstone Coffee Shop, Christ Church, Billericay

MP congratulates the team for this exciting initiative John Baron MP has officially opened the new Cornerstone Coffee Shop at Christ Church, Perry Street, Billericay. John was joined by Reverend Margaret Fowler and volunteers. The coffee shop was set up after a survey of the local community when it topped the poll of what...
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John Baron MP responds to Prime Minister’s Florence speech

September 22, 2017
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MP is wary of transitional period Following the Prime Minister’s speech in Italy this afternoon, in which Theresa May suggested a transitional period as we leave the EU and continuing payments over that period to ensure no EU member state is out of pocket, John said, “I am pleased the Prime Minister took the...
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John Baron MP visits world-class research institute with Cancer Research UK

September 22, 2017
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John Baron MP visits world-class research institute with Cancer Research UK

MP says UK fortunate to host the Francis Crick Institute Last week, John Baron MP met scientists at the Francis Crick Institute in London to learn about their ground-breaking work into cancer. The Institute is one of the world’s largest single-site biomedical research facilities, capable of shaping the future of global health. A partnership...
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