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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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John Baron MP highlights support for disadvantaged students from tuition fees

September 18, 2017
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MP welcomes greater value-for-money scrutiny for university fees Last week John Baron MP intervened on Rt Hon Justine Greening MP during a House of Commons debate on higher education funding to highlight the success of the current tuition fees régime in enabling growing numbers of students from disadvantaged backgrounds to go to university. This...
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John Baron MP says 1972 EU Act is biggest ‘Henry VIII’ clause in history

September 11, 2017
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MP supports Government in EU Withdrawal Bill votes John Baron MP will tonight be supporting the Government as the EU Withdrawal Bill faces its first Commons test. The legislation is an essential part of the Brexit process, repealing the 1972 Act which took us into the EU and incorporating existing EU law into UK...
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John Baron MP presses Prime Minister to further the ‘One Nation’ principle

September 6, 2017
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MP also highlights Government’s achievements at PMQs At Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons this afternoon, John Baron MP asked Rt Hon Theresa May MP, “The reductions in unemployment, relative poverty and income inequality are some of our proudest achievements in recent years. What more is the Government planning to do to...
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John Baron MP highlights risks of Brexit transitional phase

July 24, 2017
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MP says there should be no loitering in the departure lounge Responding to reports that the Cabinet is united in the need for a transitional period after the UK leaves the EU in March 2019, John Baron MP said, “The British people clearly voted to leave the EU in last year’s referendum, and it...
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John Baron MP hosts and addresses Less Survivable Cancers Reception

July 20, 2017
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MP says focus on earlier diagnosis should improve survival rates Yesterday John Baron MP, the Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer, hosted and addressed a Parliamentary reception in the Houses of Parliament for the Less Survivable Cancers Taskforce. The reception was attended by MPs, research funders, GPs and healthcare professionals, and was...
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John Baron MP welcomes significant investment in NHS Transformation projects in Mid and South Essex

July 20, 2017
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MP says £5-10 million investment in NHS will improve local services John Baron MP welcomes news that Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will benefit from a share of £325 million in new capital investment for local NHS projects across the country. Mid and South Essex will receive £5-10 million to help...
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