Constituency Issues

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 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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John Baron MP welcomes improvements at Barstable Post Office, Timberlog Lane

August 15, 2016
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MP encourages local residents to give their views on proposals John Baron MP has today encouraged local residents to respond to the consultation on changes being made at Barstable Post Office, 199 Timberlog Lane, Basildon. Changes under consideration include the introduction of low-screened, open plan style service points and longer opening hours. Changes would...
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John Baron MP urges people to respond to NHS consultation

July 18, 2016
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MP says have your say on local NHS services John Baron MP has today urged the public to respond to the Basildon and Brentwood Clinical Commissioning Group’s ‘Fit for the Future’ public consultation. The consultation aims to shape future service provision and runs from 11th July with the option to attend local meetings. John...
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John Baron MP welcomes plans for Laindon Shopping Centre

July 5, 2016
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MP encourages local residents to give their views on proposals Swan Housing Association has announced a two-day public exhibition to notify residents of its plans for the future of Laindon Shopping Centre. The exhibitions will be held at the Great Berry Residents’ Association (Nightingales, Langdon Hills) from 2.00pm – 8.00pm on 7th July, and...
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John Baron MP hosts EU referendum ‘hustings’ at The Billericay School on 20th June

June 14, 2016
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MP looking forward to discussing referendum with constituents John Baron MP invites constituents to join him for an hour’s discussion regarding the EU referendum at The Billericay School on Monday 20th June, starting at 6.30pm. John believes the UK should leave the EU and will be discussing the matter with any constituents who wish...
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John Baron MP: BHS pensioners must be fairly treated

April 25, 2016
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MP says any wrongdoers must be brought to book Today in the House of Commons, the Minister of State at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Rt Hon Anna Soubry MP, gave a statement following the announcement that BHS was going into administration. In particular, the company has a £571 million pension deficit,...
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John Baron MP welcomes c2c new trains and timetable

April 13, 2016
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MP says new carriages and timetable changes will help overcrowding John Baron MP has today welcomed news that c2c have announced plans to bring in new carriages and the Department for Transport’s decision to relax the contractual requirements for c2c to stop 95% of trains at the three inner London stations. John Baron MP...
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John Baron MP raises concerns about travellers’ behaviour at Chester Hall Lane

April 11, 2016
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MP presses Essex County Council and Police Having been contacted by concerned businesses in the local area about alleged illegal activity and dangerous behaviour by the group of travellers who have been illegally camped on Chester Hall Lane, John Baron MP has raised concerns with Essex County Council and Essex Police. Local businesses have...
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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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