Benefits

John Baron MP urges Government to reconsider disability benefit changes

March 18, 2016
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MP writes to Chancellor over PIP proposals Today John Baron MP has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon George Osborne MP, to urge the Government to reconsider its proposals to change the way the daily living component of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is calculated. These changes may affect up to...
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John Baron MP responds to Prime Minister’s Immigration Speech

November 28, 2014
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MP focuses on pressure on public services This morning the Prime Minister made a speech setting out his proposals for limiting EU immigration. These include stopping EU migrants from claiming in-work benefits or accessing social housing for four years after arrival, and removing migrants after six months if they have not found a job....
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John Baron MP backs proposals to stop child benefit payments outside Britain

July 22, 2014
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MP sponsors Ten-Minute Rule Bill Today in the House of Commons, John Baron MP supported a Ten-Minute Rule Bill proposed by Philip Hollobone MP. The Bill is intended to render ineligible children of EU nationals working in Britain from receiving UK child benefit and tax credit payments if the children live abroad. At the...
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John Baron MP supports Government reforms to Housing Benefit

November 7, 2012
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MP votes for benefit cap  Yesterday in the House of Commons, John Baron MP sat on the Delegated Legislation Committee considering changes to Housing Benefit, as part of the Government’s welfare reforms. The Government is intending to cap benefits to ensure no recipients receive more than the average annual salary (£26,000). There will be...
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