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John Baron MP welcomes General Election announcement

April 18, 2017
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MP looks forward to poll on 8th June Responding to the Prime Minister’s announcement this morning that there will be a General Election on 8th June 2017, John said, “I look forward to the election campaign, and to making the case for a fairer and more enterprising nation outside the EU. A Conservative victory...
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John Baron MP warns of dire consequences if no coherent strategy on Syria

April 10, 2017
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MP again criticises West’s strategic short-sightedness Commenting on the West’s overtures to Russia following President Putin and Iran’s hostile response to the US’ bombing of the Syrian airbase, John Baron MP has warned of dire consequences should the international community be incapable of pursuing a cohesive policy, and has again criticised the West’s strategic...
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John Baron MP raises EU and UK nationals during Article 50 Statement

March 29, 2017
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MP says this priority would make clear our intent In the House of Commons today, John Baron MP questioned the Prime Minister during her Statement marking the triggering of Article 50. In the Chamber, John asked, “I commend the Prime Minister on her handling of the triggering of Article 50, and in respecting the...
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John Baron highlights new EU regulation’s risks to cancer research

March 21, 2017
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MP: cancer charities have real concerns At Health Questions today in the House of Commons, John Baron MP asked the Minister, Nicola Blackwood MP, about the implications for health research from the EU General Regulation on Data Protection, which takes effect from 25th May 2018. John then asked, “The EU General Data Protection Regulation...
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John Baron MP welcomes PM’s Article 50 Announcement

March 20, 2017
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MP looks forward to new opportunities It was announced this morning that the Prime Minister, Rt Hon Theresa May MP, will trigger Article 50 on Wednesday, 29th March. This official notification to the President of the European Council will begin the formal two-year process of leaving the European Union. John said, “As someone who...
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John Baron MP: some MPs sounded condescending during Brexit debate

March 14, 2017
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MP says no EU deal better than a bad deal John Baron MP was in the House of Commons for the debate over the Lords’ amendments yesterday evening, and made some brief contributions during the short time allotted to discuss the issues raised by Peers. He also voted against both amendments, supporting the Prime...
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John Baron MP attends World Cancer Day Reception

February 27, 2017
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John Baron MP attends World Cancer Day Reception

MP supports ‘Unity’ campaign Earlier this month, John Baron MP attended a Parliamentary reception to mark World Cancer Day 2017. This year’s theme is ‘unity’, and the event was organised by a coalition of cancer charities, including: Cancer Research UK, Breast Cancer Care, Breast Cancer Now, CLIC Sargent, Anthony Nolan, Bowel Cancer UK and...
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John Baron MP urges constituents to respond to consultation on boundary changes

February 27, 2017
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MP says have your say John Baron MP has today urged people to respond to the Boundary Commission’s second consultation stage on new constituency boundaries. Once approved, the new constituencies will be in force for the 2020 General Election. The consultation will run from midnight on Tuesday 28th February until midnight on Monday 27th...
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John Baron MP encourages schools to go sky high with national rocketry competition

February 22, 2017
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John Baron MP encourages schools to go sky high with national rocketry competition

MP says Basildon students could be the next generation of rocket scientists MP for Basildon and Billericay, John Baron is encouraging local schools to compete in the UK’s largest youth model rocket competition – The UK Rocketry Challenge. The UK Rocketry Challenge involves the design, build and launch of a model rocket with the...
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John Baron MP joins ‘Biggest Fight Against Bone Cancer’ campaign

February 17, 2017
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John Baron MP joins ‘Biggest Fight Against Bone Cancer’ campaign

MP supports campaign to raise awareness. As Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer, John Baron MP recently attended a Bone Cancer Research Trust Parliamentary Reception. John heard that every year in the UK and Ireland around 600 new cases of primary bone cancer are diagnosed and around 300 people die from...
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