Constituency Issues

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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John Baron MP urges people to respond to Sure Start Children’s Centre consultation

March 17, 2016
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MP says have your say on future of centres Essex County Council is currently consulting on changes to Sure Start Children’s Centres in Essex. John Baron MP has today urged people to respond to the consultation to ensure their views are heard. The consultation runs from 15th February until 10th April. John said: “The...
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John Baron MP welcomes the start of National Apprenticeship Week in Basildon and Billericay

March 16, 2016
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MP congratulates businesses and colleges John Baron MP has welcomed the Government’s commitment to creating even more apprenticeships at the launch of National Apprenticeship Week 2016 and so build on the growing number of people in Basildon and Billericay starting apprenticeships demonstrates that we are delivering on our manifesto commitments. The theme for this...
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John Baron MP and Stephen Metcalfe meet with East Anglia Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association

February 5, 2016
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John Baron MP and Stephen Metcalfe meet with East Anglia Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association

MPs pledge support for Employer Engagement Event John Baron MP and Stephen Metcalfe MP have met with Kristina Carrington, the Regional Campaign Director for the East Anglia Reserve Forces’ and Cadet’s Association to discuss the possibility of hosting an employer engagement event in the local area towards the end of the year. Both MPs...
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John Baron MP welcomes apprenticeship figures

January 29, 2016
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MP: more young people in Basildon and Billericay are getting the right work skills John Baron MP has welcomed new figures showing 3,930 new apprenticeships have been started by people in the Basildon and Billericay constituency since 2010. This means more young people earning and learning, getting the skills they need to get on...
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John Baron MP Crime continues to fall under this Government

October 16, 2015
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John Baron MP has welcomed news that crime has fallen by 8 per cent year-on-year, according to the independent Crime Survey for England and Wales, and by more than a quarter (30 per cent) since 2010. John said: “Recent figures showing crime continuing to fall is good news and my congratulations go to Essex...
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John Baron MP responds to Essex Police proposals

October 6, 2015
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MP has reservations about planned closure of Billericay Police Station Today Essex Police released details of its proposals to ensure policing in our area is best fitted to local patterns and demand. In particular, the proposals are intended to propose a viable Police budget for the coming years. This will entail greater efficiencies, the...
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