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John Baron MP calls on Government to implement anti-regulation report

May 21, 2012
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MP encourages local SMEs to participate in Government consultation Today, during an urgent question in the House of Commons, John Baron MP called upon the Government to implement the findings of the Beecroft report. The report lays out proposed changes to reduce regulation and red tape surrounding employment. Research has shown that regulation, and...
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John Baron MP joins c2c for relaunch of Job Start Scheme at Basildon Station

April 27, 2012
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John Baron MP joins c2c for relaunch of Job Start Scheme at Basildon Station

MP praises c2c for excellent initiative John Baron MP today helped relaunch c2c’s Job Start Scheme at Basildon Station. Job start is a scheme introduced by c2c to help the registered unemployed return to work by allowing job seekers to travel free to interviews and to their new job for 2 months on c2c...
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John Baron MP presents certificates at Apprentices Awards Ceremony, McDonalds, Basildon Town Square

March 26, 2012
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MP presents City in Guilds certificates to apprentices.  John Baron MP presented certificates to staff at the Apprentices’ Awards Ceremony at McDonald’s, Town Square, Basildon. 20 employees have obtained level 2 City in Guilds apprenticeship certificates in hospitality, equivalent to five GCSE’s. The McDonald’s apprenticeship programme has grown to become one of the largest...
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John Baron MP warns of Eurozone tinderbox

February 28, 2012
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MP questions support for EU’s anti-democratic policy and Government trade policies Today in the House of Commons during Foreign and Commonwealth Questions, John Baron MP pressed the Foreign Secretary on the Government’s support for the anti-democratic stance of Eurozone politicians, and on why the Government wasn’t diverting EU Budget money into furthering trade relationships...
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John Baron MP welcomes 50 per cent year-on-year increase in local apprenticeships

February 10, 2012
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MP highlights local entrepreneurial spirit and Government initiatives John Baron MP has welcomed recent figures showing a 50 per cent increase in the number of people starting an apprenticeship in Basildon and Billericay last year. He has congratulated local businesses and highlighted the Government’s unprecedented funding for new apprenticeships. In addition, the Prime Minister...
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John Baron MP supports end to taxpayer subsidies to union officials

January 11, 2012
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MP votes for proposals to prevent trade union officials receiving public money Today in the House of Commons, John Baron MP voted in support of a 10 Minute Rule Bill put forward by Jesse Norman MP. The Bill drew attention to the fact that there are some 2,800 union representatives whose salaries are not...
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John Baron MP highlights Government help for apprenticeships

November 21, 2011
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MP welcomes uptick in local apprenticeships John Baron, MP for Basildon and Billericay, has welcomed new measures from the Government to ensure young people and small businesses feel the full benefits of the successful expansion of apprenticeships. Data released last month showed that in Basildon and Billericay:- 440 people started an apprenticeship in 2009/10...
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John Baron MP supports Parliamentary Debate on fair fuel

November 15, 2011
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MP argues against increase in fuel duty Today John Baron MP, along with 100 other MPs, sponsored a debate in the House of Commons calling for a halt in the rise of fuel duty. According to present Government plans, fuel duty will increase by 3p a litre in January, with further increases planned for...
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John Baron MP supports Government efforts to reduce EU’s proposed budget

November 8, 2011
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MP highlights UK’s £22bn increase over this Parliament Today in the House of Commons, during a short debate on European budgets for 2014-2020, John Baron MP made clear his support for Government efforts to reduce EU-proposed budgets and what the UK was sacrificing in order to fund European largesse. The EU budget over the...
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John Baron MP urges better access to Government support for exporters

October 6, 2011
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MP says exporting key to recovery John Baron MP will be signing Early Day Motion 2168 on behalf of the Essex Chambers of Commerce once Parliament reconvenes next week, urging Government support for exporting businesses. The EDM calls for ready access to products and services intended to help exporters in the current economic climate,...
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