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John Baron MP responds to Supreme Court Brexit Decision

January 24, 2017
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MP says Parliamentarians must respect referendum result Today the Supreme Court upheld the High Court ruling that the Government must hold a Parliamentary vote on the decision to invoke Article 50. John said, “Now that the Supreme Court has also ruled that legislation is required, it is essential that Parliamentarians do not frustrate the...
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John Baron MP welcomes PM’s Brexit speech

January 17, 2017
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MP says control returning to Westminster Today the Prime Minister gave a speech setting out the Government’s broad aims for the forthcoming Brexit negotiations, in which she stated that Britain will be leaving the Single Market, and that the Government will seek a new Customs Union deal with the EU to allow the UK...
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John Baron MP supports Government in Brexit vote

December 7, 2016
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MP says Government must be allowed to press on with Brexit At the end of today’s Opposition Day debate on Brexit, John Baron MP will support the Government in the lobbies. John said, “It was abundantly clear, both during the passage of the EU Referendum Act 2015 and during the EU referendum campaign, that...
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John Baron MP opens ‘Britain Against Cancer’ conference and highlights ‘inconvenient truth’

December 6, 2016
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MP says NHS must focus more on outcome indicators if it is to close the gap with international survival rate averages This morning John Baron MP, Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC), opened the annual ‘Britain Against Cancer’ (BAC) conference. One of the UK’s largest one-day cancer conferences, BAC brings together...
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APPG ON CANCER HOSTS 2016 ‘BRITAIN AGAINST CANCER’ CONFERENCE

December 2, 2016
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6th DECEMBER, 9.00am ONWARDS AT CENTRAL HALL, WESTMINSTER APPG ON CANCER WELCOMES KEYNOTE SPEAKERS On Tuesday (6th December) the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC) will be hosting one of the largest annual cancer conferences in the UK, ‘Britain Against Cancer’. Now in its 18th year, the conference welcomes high profile speakers including the...
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John Baron MP raises tax cuts at PMQs

November 16, 2016
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MP says Government supports lower earners At Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) this afternoon, John Baron MP asked, “The Prime Minister rightly understands that we are a one-nation party or we are nothing – something our political opponents have consistently underestimated at their cost. With the Autumn Statement next week, may I encourage her to...
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John Baron MP urges Basildon residents to submit to planning consultation

November 11, 2016
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MP says have your say on Local Plan John Baron MP has today encouraged the public to submit their comments to Basildon Borough Council before the 16th of December. This additional consultation provides an opportunity for residents to shape proposals for new housing and employment development which needs to be built by 2034. This...
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John Baron MP slams High Court Brexit Decision

November 3, 2016
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MP says lawyers and Parliamentarians must respect referendum result Today the High Court ruled that the Government must hold a Parliamentary vote on the decision to invoke Article 50, setting aside the Royal Prerogative. The Government is appealing against the ruling, meaning the Supreme Court will consider the issue next month. John said, “The...
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John Baron MP welcomes positive economic news

October 27, 2016
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MP says ‘Project Fear’ a busted flush This morning data was released showing that the economy has grown 0.5% since the vote to leave the European Union. This is despite many predictions by the Treasury, banks and economists before the referendum that a vote to leave would certainly lead to a recession by the...
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John Baron MP welcomes South Green Post Office Refurbishment

October 21, 2016
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MP encourages residents to submit to consultation The Post Office has recently proposed some changes to the South Green Post Office following its forthcoming refurbishment. These include integrating the Post Office within a retail counter, longer opening hours and Sunday openings, alongside the loss of some services which will continue to be available at...
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