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John Baron MP welcomes church improvement grant

September 23, 2016
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MP pays tribute to Veolia Environmental Trust John Baron MP welcomes the announcement that The Veolia Environmental Trust is giving a £27,000 grant to overhaul the toilet facilities at the Billericay Methodist Church. The grant will help fund the conversion of the church office toilet into one suitable for disabled users, the ladies’ toilet...
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John Baron MP seeks assurances about Policing

September 20, 2016
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MP holds discussions with Police and Crime Commissioner In response to concerns that crime has been rising in the constituency, John Baron MP has recently spoken to the Essex Police and Crime Commissioner and has received assurances going forward. John said, “I have had a constructive dialogue with the Police and Crime Commissioner, who...
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John Baron MP questions Brexit Secretary on trade negotiations

September 19, 2016
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MP also raises new immigration system The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Rt Hon David Davis MP, recently appeared before the Foreign Affairs Select Committee. John Baron MP has been a member of the Committee since 2010. John asked, “Many of us believe that if access to single market cannot be...
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John Baron MP questions Prime Minister on immigration

September 14, 2016
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MP says fairness is important Today John Baron MP questioned the Prime Minister, Rt Hon Theresa May MP, over immigration post-Brexit. John asked, “Does the PM agree that, whatever criteria are chosen to guide our immigration policy, it has got to be fair – and no longer discriminate against the rest of the world...
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John Baron MP: Libyan intervention a disaster

September 14, 2016
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MP says we must learn from our mistakes Today the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, of which John Baron MP has been a member since 2010, issued its damning report into the British Government’s policy towards Libya since 2011. This period covers the decision to intervene militarily in support of the rebels against Gadaffi and...
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John Baron MP welcomes Prime Minister’s school reforms

September 9, 2016
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MP attends Prime Minister’s major policy speech in London This morning John Baron MP was in the audience for Prime Minister’s major policy speech on increasing selective school education, as a means of improving school standards and boosting social mobility. There has been a formal ban on founding new selective schools since 1998. John...
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John Baron MP urges people to respond to Local Bus Network Review Consultation

September 7, 2016
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MP says have your say on local bus services John Baron MP has today encouraged local residents to respond to Essex County Council’s Local Bus network Review Consultation which is taking place until 28th September 2016. The review looks at over 70 services across Essex that are subsidised by Essex County Council. John said:...
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John Baron MP questions Brexit Secretary on immigration

September 5, 2016
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MP says new immigration system must be fair Today in the House of Commons, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Rt Hon David Davis MP, gave his first statement, in which he updated MPs on the Government’s work over the summer following the vote to leave the EU. John asked, “In...
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John Baron MP welcomes home double Gold Olympic winner Max Whitlock

August 19, 2016
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MP congratulates Max and Basildon Sporting Village on success. John Baron MP has congratulated Max Whitlock on his amazing success at the 2016 Rio Olympics where he won two gold medals as well as a Bronze medal in the team gymnastics event. John said: “Our congratulations to Max and his team’s Olympic success, and...
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John Baron MP congratulates Abellio on successful franchise bid

August 18, 2016
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MP looks forward to new railway investment John Baron MP has welcomed the news that Abellio has been named as the preferred bidder for the East Anglia Franchise until 2025. As part of the new contract, Abellio will be making significant investments into the railway service – these will include spending £1.5 billion on...
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