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John Baron MP welcomes St Peter’s Catholic Primary School to Parliament

February 23, 2012
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John Baron MP welcomes St Peter’s Catholic Primary School to Parliament

MP takes questions from Key Stage 2 members of School Council  This week in Parliament, John Baron MP met with a group of 8 Key Stage 2 students from St Peter’s Catholic Primary School, Billericay. The students had been on a specially designed tour which was followed by an interactive workshop where the students...
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John Baron MP presses Business Secretary on Government university admissions policy

February 21, 2012
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MP argues against ‘social engineering’ Yesterday in the House of Commons, John Baron MP asked the Secretary of State for Business, Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, about university admissions policy. The incoming director of the Office for Fair Access (OFFA), Professor Les Ebdon, has stated that he will penalise financially those universities which do...
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John Baron MP welcomes Mayflower High School to Parliament

January 31, 2012
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John Baron MP welcomes Mayflower High School to Parliament

MP takes questions from years 9 and 10  Yesterday in Parliament, John Baron MP met with a group of 32 students from years 9 and 10, Mayflower High School, Billericay. The students had been on a specially designed tour which was followed by an interactive workshop where the students had the chance to explore...
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John Baron MP: Prime Minister responds to Mayflower High School campaign

October 10, 2011
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John Baron MP: Prime Minister responds to Mayflower High School campaign

MP applauds pupils’ ‘Send my Sister to School’ campaign John Baron MP has forwarded the Prime Minister’s response to Mayflower School’s ‘Send my Sister to School’ presentation, which focused on the need to increase the numbers of girls in education around the world. John said: “In his letter, the Prime Minister reaffirms his pledge...
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John Baron MP receives “Send My Sister to School” presentation from Mayflower High School

September 15, 2011
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John Baron MP receives “Send My Sister to School” presentation from Mayflower High School

MP congratulates School on its hard work   John Baron MP has visited Mayflower High School, where a group of pupils from years 8, 9 and 10 and their Religious Studies teacher, Miss Bergin, gave a presentation based around the “Send My Sister to School” campaign. The campaign, which is jointly run by many...
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John Baron MP helps support Abbeyfield Week 2011

May 23, 2011
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John Baron MP helps support Abbeyfield Week 2011

AGEnda – A Generational Skills Swap    John Baron MP this week lent his support to Abbeyfield Week 2011 by taking part in a generational skills swap in Parliament. John Baron was joined by the actor and Abbeyfield patron Geoffrey Palmer in Parliament to raise awareness of this innovative scheme, which brings together older...
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John Baron MP visits Basildon Campus

January 21, 2011
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John Baron MP visits Basildon Campus

MP congratulates South Essex College Today John Baron MP, together with Stephen Metcalfe MP, visited the Basildon Campus of South Essex College. They met with Jan Hodges (Principal  & Chief Executive), Wendy Barnes (Vice Principal Further Education and Campus Director Basildon), and Paul Groome (Executive Director Planning & Resources and Campus Director Thurrock). Both...
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John Baron MP votes for increased tuition fee cap

December 10, 2010
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MP receives assurances over participation rate monitoring and funding   Yesterday, John Baron MP voted with the Government to allow universities to increase the tuition fees cap. John had received assurances from Ministers both in private meetings and during the debate that participation levels from lower and middle income families would not fall as...
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John Baron MP encourages local 6th Forms to visit Auschwitz

November 26, 2010
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MP supports Holocaust Educational Trust project   John Baron MP has written to secondary schools in the area encouraging them to participate in a visit to Auschwitz as part of a wider project to educate students about both the Holocaust and its contemporary lessons and, as Chairman of the Fun Walk Committee, offered to...
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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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