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John Baron MP welcomes 30 hours per week free childcare

June 2, 2015
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MP says doubling free childcare will make real difference John Baron MP has today welcomed the Conservative Government’s plans to double free childcare for hardworking families – which will benefit up to 70,000 parents in East of England. The offer of 30 hours of free childcare per week during term time is worth around...
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John Baron MP welcomes local start up success ‘KC Events’ to Parliament

March 4, 2015
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John Baron MP welcomes local start up success ‘KC Events’ to Parliament

MP hears of Kelly Brown’s success John Baron MP recently welcomed local Basildon entrepreneur, Kelly Brown, to his parliamentary office to find out about her start up success ‘KC Events’. Kelly founded her corporate event consultancy and management business, KC Events, with the help of a loan from the Government-backed Start Up Loans Company....
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John Baron MP thanks postal staff on visit to Royal Mail Delivery Office, Basildon

December 5, 2014
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John Baron MP thanks postal staff on visit to Royal Mail Delivery Office, Basildon

MP discusses busy festive period and excellent service throughout the year Today John Baron MP visited the Royal Mail delivery office in Basildon, at the invite of Manager Martin Mostyn, to chat with postal staff about how they handle things at their busiest time of the year. John also took the opportunity to thank...
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John Baron MP welcomes increase in number of local businesses

November 28, 2014
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MP focusses on importance of job creation John Baron MP has welcomed new figures showing that the number of private sector businesses in East of England has increased by around 80,000 over the past four years. At the start of 2014, for the first time ever there were over 5 million private sector businesses...
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John Baron MP votes to support the great British pub

November 19, 2014
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MP says measures will benefit publicans and pub-goers Yesterday in the House of Commons, John Baron MP voted against the Government for New Clause 2 of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill. This amendment seeks to support pubs by allowing landlords tied to large pub companies an independent rent review at regular intervals,...
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John Baron MP welcomes tax cut for businesses in Basildon and Billericay

November 13, 2014
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MP says lower Employer NICs are helping to create jobs John Baron MP has welcomed new figures released by HM Revenue and Customs showing that around 1,500 businesses in Basildon and Billericay are benefitting from the Employment Allowance since its introduction in April, making it easier for businesses to hire staff and create jobs....
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John Baron MP: welcomes further good news on unemployment

September 29, 2014
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MP say still further to go John Baron MP, has welcomed new figures showing that 881 fewer people are claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance in Basildon and Billericay since August 2013. This means more people in work, with the security of a regular pay packet and a brighter future ahead of them. Throughout Britain the number...
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John Baron MP celebrates McDonald’s 40th anniversary in UK

June 30, 2014
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John Baron MP celebrates McDonald’s 40th anniversary in UK

MP joins Laindon franchisee and Sir Geoff Hurst at Parliamentary reception Courtesy of a Parliamentary reception to mark McDonald’s 40th Anniversary in the UK, John Baron MP recently met with Gen Isikgun, franchisee of the Laindon branch of McDonalds and Sir Geoff Hurst. The report ‘Serving the UK: McDonald’s at 40’ was also launched...
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John Baron MP joins in 90th Anniversary celebrations at N Shelley, Billericay

May 8, 2014
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MP congratulates family and staff John Baron MP last week helped launch the 90th Anniversary of N Shelley in Billericay High Street. The ladies fashion store opened its doors in 1924 and first traded from a tiny front room. The shop is still run by family and the current owner, Sarah Millett is the...
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John Baron MP welcomes cut in National Insurance bill for local businesses

March 28, 2014
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MP says Basildon and Billericay businesses could get a tax cut of up to £2,000 Next month businesses throughout the country will see a cut in their National Insurance bill of up to £2,000 due to the Employment Allowance. Small business will feel the most benefit, as 90% will go to businesses which employ...
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