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John Baron MP slams plans for ‘Euro Army’

June 2, 2016
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MP says NATO defends European Security The EU is reportedly drawing up plans for a ‘Euro Army’ in secret, to be announced days after the British referendum on 23rd June. The plans entail the creation of new European military and operational structures, and are intended as the first steps towards an EU Army. Britain...
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John Baron MP reiterates support for points-based immigration system

June 1, 2016
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MP supports Brexit to allow freedom to choose Today representatives from ‘Vote Leave’ have suggested that leaving the EU would allow the British Government the freedom to choose its own immigration policy – something John Baron MP has long supported. Currently, under EU ‘freedom of movement’ rules, the UK can not control immigration from...
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John Baron MP hosts EU referendum ‘hustings’ at James Hornsby School on 3rd June

May 31, 2016
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MP looking forward to discussing referendum with constituents John Baron MP has invited constituents to join him for an hour’s discussion regarding the EU referendum at the James Hornsby School, Laindon, on Friday, 3rd June, starting at 6.30pm. John believes the UK should leave the EU and will be discussing the matter with any...
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John Baron MP: ONS figures show problems with EU ‘Open Borders’

May 27, 2016
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MP slams discriminatory immigration system Recently released ONS statistics show that most new jobs in the last year went to EU nationals. Britain’s labour market continues to thrive, but more than 75% of the rise in employment over the last year has come from people born abroad. This underlines how the EU’s ‘Open Borders’...
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John Baron MP questions Defence Secretary on Daesh finances

May 25, 2016
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MP says more work needed to curb Daesh funding Yesterday the Secretary of State for Defence, Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, gave a statement in the House of Commons on the Government’s strategy against Daesh, as part of its commitment to give quarterly updates to Parliament as to its campaign against the organisation. John...
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John Baron MP questions Treasury Minister over EU report

May 24, 2016
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MP says ‘Project Fear’ has reached new lows Today the Chancellor of the Exchequer launched a report forecasting a vote to leave the EU would not be in the economy’s best interests. The Financial Secretary to the Treasury, David Gauke MP, responded to an Urgent Question on the report on behalf of the Government....
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John Baron MP to hold public meetings on EU Referendum

May 19, 2016
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MP looks forward to debating issues with constituents John Baron MP is holding a set of public meetings in the constituency ahead of the EU referendum. The purpose of the meetings is for John to discuss with constituents why he will be voting to leave the EU on 23rd June, and to take questions....
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John Baron MP: IMF should set remarks in context

May 18, 2016
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MP says IMF not always right Last week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) did its best to persuade voters not to leave the EU. However, it needs to put its figures into context. It is right when it points out that the price of credit default swaps on five-year UK debt – a widely-used...
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John Baron MP: 300 business leaders support Brexit

May 17, 2016
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MP says vote ‘leave’ to support British businesses Yesterday 300 business leaders wrote to the Daily Telegraph in support of a ‘leave’ vote in the forthcoming EU referendum. Signatories include Peter Goldstein , Steve Dowdle and Sir Patrick Sheehy [the former chairman of British American...
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John Baron MP highlights Jean-Claude Juncker’s contempt for democracy

May 13, 2016
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MP says EU’s democratic deficit unacceptable The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, has criticised European leaders for reflecting their electorates’ views, saying they should act as ‘full-time Europeans’ and that ‘too many politicians are listening exclusively to their national opinion’. Last February, Mr Juncker also stated that ‘there can be no democratic...
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