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John Baron MP presses Prime Minister over Eurozone Crisis

June 26, 2012
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MP stresses importance of supply-side reforms Today in the House of Commons, during a statement by the Prime Minister on the G20 Summit, John Baron MP raised a question about the need for supply-side reforms within the Eurozone. John asked, “No amount of shuffling the Eurozone debt around the system between bank and government...
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John Baron MP presses Minister about safeguarding British interests in Europe

February 29, 2012
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Government fails to provide any guarantees Today in the House of Commons there was an emergency debate, called by Conservative Eurosceptic MPs, on the Government’s position in relation to the European summit tomorrow. This summit will include the signing of a new treaty of 25 countries (excluding Britain) in an attempt to save the...
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John Baron MP supports call for emergency debate prior to European summit

February 28, 2012
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Parliament to debate summit tomorrow Today in the House of Commons, John Baron MP was one of the 40 MPs needed to ensure that a technical procedure called Standing Order 24 was accepted in the House of Commons. Having been accepted by the Speaker, the presence of more than 40 Members supporting the S.O....
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John Baron MP warns of Eurozone tinderbox

February 28, 2012
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MP questions support for EU’s anti-democratic policy and Government trade policies Today in the House of Commons during Foreign and Commonwealth Questions, John Baron MP pressed the Foreign Secretary on the Government’s support for the anti-democratic stance of Eurozone politicians, and on why the Government wasn’t diverting EU Budget money into furthering trade relationships...
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John Baron MP presses Government to repatriate powers from the EU

February 6, 2012
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102 Conservative MPs write to the Daily Telegraph Today 102 Conservative MPs, including John Baron MP, signed a letter sent to the Daily Telegraph pressing the Government to claw back 130 criminal laws from the European Union. Owing to a provision in the Lisbon Treaty, the Government has the ability to repatriate a raft...
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John Baron MP congratulates Prime Minister but also asks where next?

December 12, 2011
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MP says veto should be start of a new relationship Today in the House of Commons during the Prime Minister’s Statement on the EU Summit, John Baron MP welcomed the veto but also quizzed the Prime Minister as to what he sees our relationship to be with the EU in future. John said: “The...
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After the Prime Minister’s veto, John Baron MP calls for a fundamentally new relationship with the EU

December 9, 2011
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MP wants a relationship based on trade and not politics Early this morning in Brussels the Prime Minister vetoed the proposed EU-wide treaty change. The treaty would have required European governments to submit their budgets to the European Commission for scrutiny, which would gain the power to revise them if it deemed it necessary....
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John Baron MP presses Prime Minister to ‘seize the moment’ at EU

December 7, 2011
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MP calls for fundamental renegotiation of our relationship based on free trade  Today at PMQs, John Baron MP pressed the Prime Minister as to what the UK expects from the forthcoming EU summit. France and Germany have made clear their position in contrast to the UK. John has called for a fundamentally new relationship...
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John Baron MP questions Chancellor over Autumn Statement

November 29, 2011
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MP suggests reduction in UK’s EU contributions to fund small business tax cuts  Today in the House of Commons the Chancellor outlined in his Autumn Statement the prospects for the UK economy and additional measures the Government is introducing to encourage growth. John Baron MP pressed the Chancellor to reduce the UK’s enormous net...
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John Baron MP votes against expansion of the Schengen Area

November 24, 2011
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MP has concerns over opening up the EU’s external border Yesterday in the House of Commons John Baron MP voted against a motion (and against his Party) supporting the accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the Schengen Area. The Schengen Agreement allows citizens of EU member states – except the UK and Ireland, who...
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