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John Baron MP questions Treasury figures

April 22, 2016
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MP says British economy would thrive post-Brexit Earlier this week, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon George Osborne MP, suggested households could be worse off in the event of Brexit. However, this is based upon very long-term forecasts of the size of the economy in 2030, and upon the difference between 29% and...
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John Baron MP highlights BSE’s admission that wages would rise in case of Brexit

March 11, 2016
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MP says fairer immigration system only possible if we leave the EU Appearing before the Treasury Select Committee on 2nd March, the Chairman of Britain Stronger in Europe (BSE), which is campaigning to remain in the EU, admitted that wages would rise if Britain opted to leave the EU. Lord Rose admitted that if...
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John Baron MP welcomes Scottish Referendum result

September 19, 2014
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MP supports English votes for English MPs Following the result of the Scottish referendum declared this morning, John said, “I very much welcome the result – being married to a Scot, I declare a vested interest! We are better together!” “The constitutional implications are profound, both north and south of the border. Other parts...
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John Baron MP calls on Liberals to back EU Referendum

May 27, 2014
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MP says Nick Clegg should resign if not In light of the results of the European elections, as Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for an EU Referendum, John Baron MP has called on the Liberal Democrats to back the Conservative commitment to an in/out EU referendum in 2017 – even if it means...
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John Baron MP: UKIP vote is a wake-up call for all parties

May 23, 2014
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MP says No 10 must listen to voters’ concerns Following a poor set of local election results in South Essex, including the loss of Basildon Council because of a surge in UKIP support, John Baron MP has warned all mainstream political parties against complacency on the EU. He has also thanked Conservative Councillors who...
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John Baron MP joins the Rt. Hon. Eric Pickles MP at Basildon Conservative Election launch

April 28, 2014
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MP says Basildon Council has done a great job On Friday, John Baron MP joined the Rt. Hon. Eric Pickles MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, and Councillor Tony Ball at the Basildon Centre for the launch of the local Conservative campaign for the forthcoming Borough Council elections. Also in attendance...
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John Baron MP votes against boundary changes

January 30, 2013
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MP says changes would have threatened check on executive Yesterday afternoon, in the House of Commons, the Government tried to pass legislation which would have equalised constituency seats and reduced the number of MPs by 10%. Presently, some Parliamentary seats, usually in the inner cities, have significantly fewer electors than others. This has tended...
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John Baron MP welcomes Lords Reform ‘limbo’

July 11, 2012
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MP one of 91 Conservative rebels Last night in the House of Commons, John Baron MP voted against the Government’s proposals for a mainly elected House of Lords, along with another 90 Conservative MPs. But with the support of Labour votes, the Government’s proposals were carried by 462 to 124. However, earlier in the...
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John Baron MP votes against Government proposals to weaken Parliament

March 13, 2012
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MP supports Backbench Business Committee Yesterday in the House of Commons, John Baron MP spoke in a debate concerning the election of members of the Backbench Business Committee (BBBC). The Committee was established in 2010 and holds debates one day a week to discuss matters of interest to backbench MPs. It is intended to...
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John Baron MP thanks electorate

July 12, 2010
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  MP congratulates his Association team   John Baron MP has thanked all those who helped him with his election campaign. John said: “Many thanks to all those who helped in the campaign. I am very grateful to everyone who delivered leaflets, canvassed, put up posters and joined me at railway stations and in...
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