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John Baron MP supports Government in Article 50 vote

February 1, 2017
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MP says ‘remoaners’ are sudden converts to Parliamentary sovereignty John Baron MP will support the Government’s Brexit legislation when the House of Commons votes this evening. The Bill gives the Government the authority to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, which will begin the official two-year process of leaving the EU, and was...
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John Baron MP welcomes PM’s break with failed interventionist policies

January 27, 2017
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MP supports new era of pragmatism in foreign policy Yesterday the Prime Minister, Rt Hon Theresa May, addressed a gathering of Republican Congressmen in Philadelphia. During her speech, she said there must be ‘no return to the failed policies of the past’ that saw Britain bogged down in questionable overseas conflicts. The Prime Minister...
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John Baron MP raises EU citizens at PMQs

January 25, 2017
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MP says unilateral move would send a positive signal ahead of negotiations In Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons this afternoon, John Baron MP raised the issue of EU citizens currently resident in the UK. John asked, “Following her excellent EU speech last week, will the Prime Minister unilaterally guarantee the rights...
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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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