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John Baron MP welcomes Parliament’s decision over BSkyB

July 14, 2011
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MP says take over should be binned for good   Yesterday evening Parliament agreed on a motion which called for Rupert Murdoch and News Corporation to withdraw their bid for BSkyB, believing this was in the public interest. John said: “Given The News of the World revelations, particularly about phone hacking interfering with police...
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John Baron MP visits Ford Dunton to highlight National Apprenticeship week

February 11, 2011
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John Baron MP visits Ford Dunton to highlight National Apprenticeship week

MP congratulates Ford on its apprenticeship programme   Today, as part of National Apprenticeship week, John Baron MP visited Ford Dunton Technical Centre.  He was met by senior management and then taken on a tour of the centre during which time he met with a number of apprentices at various stages of their course....
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John Baron MP questions Chancellor over taxation of British Companies

December 22, 2010
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MP highlights problem of companies leaving the UK   Yesterday in Treasury Questions in the House of Commons, John Baron MP questioned the Chancellor as to progress regarding the Governments review of the UK tax treatment of ‘controlled foreign companies’.  A number of British companies have moved offshore because of this issue, losing the...
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John Baron MP quizzes Ford management over Visteon pensioners

December 16, 2010
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MP joins other colleagues in Parliamentary meeting   Today in Parliament John Baron MP joined other MPs in questioning Ford UK management as to the company’s responsibilities to those ex-employees who transferred their pensions from Ford to Visteon – and suffered as a result. The meeting was organised by Stephen Metcalfe, MP for South...
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John Baron MP calls on more businesses to support LifeSkills Solutions

November 19, 2010
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John Baron MP calls on more businesses to support LifeSkills Solutions

MP thanks staff and supporters for high success rate   Today, John Baron MP visited LifeSkills Solutions in Acorn House, Basildon.  The company is a training provider offering work based and foundation learning across the country, and has been in Basildon for many years.  Earlier this year the company introduced to Basildon a unique...
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