Constituency Issues

John Baron MP welcomes young people employment figures

August 26, 2014
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MP says more young people in work means a brighter future for Basildon and Billericay John Baron MP has welcomed new figures showing that 5,000 fewer young people in the East of England are not in employment, education or training – a 5.9% decrease since the election. Across the UK as a whole, there...
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John Baron MP welcomes Employment Allowance

August 21, 2014
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MP says NI tax cut is supporting jobs and helping businesses John Baron MP has welcomed new figures showing that 109,000 businesses in the South East are already benefitting from the Employment Allowance, introduced in April, which reduces the cost to businesses of employing people. The Employment Allowance takes up to £2,000 off the...
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John Baron MP welcomes further fall in unemployment in Basildon and Billericay

August 14, 2014
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MP says unemployment is a social evil John Baron MP has welcomed new figures showing that 601 fewer people in Basildon and Billericay are relying on Jobseeker’s Allowance since 2010, a 30% drop. More people are getting off benefits and into work across the South East, with 254,000 more people in work since the...
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John Baron MP encourages people in Basildon and Billericay to save money on household energy bills

August 11, 2014
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MP highlights Green Deal improvements John Baron MP, is encouraging constituents in Basildon and Billericay to take up energy efficiency improvements on their home with the Green Deal to save money on their energy bills. Households carrying out energy efficiency improvements on their home can now get more money back to offset the cost...
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John Baron MP has visited Basildon Citizens Advice Bureau

July 21, 2014
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MP discusses services available for constituents John Baron MP joined Kathy Peach, Manager at the Citizens Advice Bureau to discuss funding, issues affecting constituents, and the latest statistics. Over 5,000 clients have been helped by the Borough’s Citizens Advice Bureau during the last year. John said: “Our local Citizens Advice Bureau does a great...
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John Baron MP welcomes c2c’s franchise extension to 2029

June 27, 2014
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MP says contract retention thoroughly deserved John Baron MP has today responded to news that c2c is retaining the Essex Thameside franchise for the next 15 years. John said: “c2c thoroughly deserve this extension to their franchise. Their impressive record on punctuality, their promise to compensate passengers if more than 2 minutes late, and...
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John Baron MP welcomes fall in unemployment in Basildon and Billericay

June 20, 2014
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MP says unemployment is social evil John Baron MP has welcomed the recent news that unemployment in the Basildon and Billericay constituency is continuing to fall. The number of claimants in the Basildon and Billericay constituency is 792 lower than this time last year. John said: “Unemployment is one of the evils in society...
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John Baron MP highlights meals on wheels consultation

June 16, 2014
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MP encourages service users to have their say John Baron MP today urges local residents who use the County Council’s Meals on Wheels service to respond to its consultation. Essex County Council is currently consulting on whether to remove the subsidy it pays for the Meals Service, which would result in a price rise...
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John Baron MP congratulates Basildon Hospital

June 9, 2014
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Hospital first out of special measures In July 2013 the Medical Director of the NHS, Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, published his report into 14 underperforming hospital trusts, one of which was Basildon Hospital. The review was established following the publication of the Francis Report, which brought to light the shortcomings at Mid-Staffordshire Hospital. This...
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John Baron MP congratulates Swan Housing at Craylands ‘Topping Out’ ceremony

June 6, 2014
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John Baron MP congratulates Swan Housing at Craylands ‘Topping Out’ ceremony

MP welcomes regeneration and team effort Today John Baron MP joined members of the Swan Housing Group, Tony Ball, representatives from Basildon Council and the HCA, and local residents at the newly built Beechwood Village to see the first building completion in the current phase of the regeneration works on the Craylands estate. John...
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