Constituency Issues

John Baron MP highlights local bus service consultation

October 2, 2015
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MP urges bus users to respond to Council proposals Essex County Council is currently conducting a thorough review of contracted local bus services across the county. In particular, the review will be looking for examples of market failure, where there is currently no commercial bus service despite demand, and will assess whether a council-contracted...
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John Baron MP opens new passenger lift at Billericay station

July 17, 2015
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MP congratulates Abellio Greater Anglia Today John Baron MP visited Billericay station to officially open the new passenger lift which has recently been installed at the station. The new lift is situated on the Southend-bound platform of the station and completion of the works means that passenger lifts are now provided on both platforms,...
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John Baron MP welcomes Right to Buy discount for Housing Association homes

July 10, 2015
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MP highlights ability to register interest John Baron MP has welcomed the news that housing association tenants in England will soon be able to register their interest to buy their home. Nationally, 1.3 million families will now have the chance to buy their housing association home at a discount over the coming years. Locally,...
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John Baron MP welcomes Budget measures to help working people

July 9, 2015
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MP says Budget may reduce income tax for over 43,000 in Basildon and Billericay John Baron MP welcomes the measures in yesterday’s Budget, and in particular its focus on continuing to reduce the deficit, lowering taxes and increasing workers’ productivity and pay, the latter through the new ‘Living Wage’. With economic forecasts showing that...
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John Baron MP: initiatives to help local businesses create jobs and growth are working

July 3, 2015
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MP welcomes Start-Up Loan figures John Baron MP, has welcomed new figures showing the Government’s Start-Up Loans and New Enterprise Allowance schemes are supporting people in Basildon and Billericay to set up their own business – helping to provide growth and jobs for families in our area. The figures show that Start-Up Loans have...
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John Baron MP supports Royal Mail ‘Dog Awareness Week’

June 30, 2015
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MP encourages responsible dog ownership to reduce attacks on postal workers John Baron MP has today joined with Royal Mail to support its annual ‘Dog Awareness Week’ which runs from 29th June to 4th July. The week aims to raise awareness of dog attacks and encourage responsible dog ownership. Around 18 postmen and women...
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John Baron MP calls for community to support National Citizen Service Scheme

June 26, 2015
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MP writes to local schools to encourage participation and offers financial help from the Fun Walk Trust John Baron MP has written to local schools regarding the government’s National Citizen Service programme. NCS is a government funded scheme for 16-17 year olds, which sees young people make the most of their summer holidays and...
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John Baron MP visits Basildon Borough Citizen Advice

June 19, 2015
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MP discusses issues affecting local residents John Baron MP has recently met Kathy Peach at the Basildon Borough Citizen Advice to discuss the issues that are most concerning the people in Basildon Borough. He also discussed funding issues going forward for the CA. John visits the CA on a regular basis to meet...
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John Baron MP congratulates James Hornsby School on first place in National Rocketry Final

June 12, 2015
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John Baron MP congratulates James Hornsby School on first place in National Rocketry Final

MP says Basildon and Billericay students could be the next generation of rocket scientists John Baron MP has congratulated local pupils from James Hornsby School on winning the national final of the UK Aerospace Youth Rocketry Challenge which took place at Stow Maries Aerodrome in Essex last week. Two teams from James Hornsby School...
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John Baron MP visits Private Ambulance Company

May 22, 2015
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John Baron MP visits Private Ambulance Company

MP congratulates team on thriving business John Baron MP has visited the Private Ambulance Company at Hovefields Court, Basildon at the invitation of Malcolm Barnes, Chairman. The company offer services to both the NHS and private companies. It employs nearly 200 full time staff who service 90 ambulances and other vehicles and are hoping...
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