Environmental Issues

John Baron MP calls for response to Part Night Street Lighting consultation

September 4, 2013
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MP supportive of proposals but wants residents to have their say Essex County Council is introducing Part Night Street Lighting in the Basildon Borough from 1st November 2013. Lights will be switched off between midnight and 5am. The Council is consulting people as to whether their streets should be exempted from this energy saving...
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John Baron MP will vote to get Government to reform EU Common Fisheries Policy

May 12, 2011
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MP says EU regulations on fish discards are shameful Today in the House of Commons John Baron MP will vote in favour of a motion which calls on the Government to vote against the EU Common Fisheries Policy unless certain conditions are met. Fishermen are currently required to throw back perfectly edible fish...
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John Baron MP suggests traffic light switch off during early hours

January 27, 2011
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MP questions Transport Minister in House of Commons Today, during Transport Questions in the House of Commons, John Baron MP questioned Ministers as to why traffic lights could not be switched off during the early hours. John’s question was: “Will he consider the merits of authorising traffic signals to display only flashing amber aspects...
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