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John Baron MP: PM’s response to EU referendum letter talks of seeking ‘fresh consent of the British people’ following efforts to change status quo

September 28, 2012
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But PM disagrees with proposal to make a legal commitment now to hold referendum in next Parliament   On 27th June John Baron MP delivered a letter to 10 Downing Street, co-signed by 100 Conservative MPs, calling for an EU referendum. The letter urged the Prime Minister to place on the Statue Book a...
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John Baron MP slams folly of European Stability Mechanism

September 12, 2012
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MP accuses EU bureaucrats of prolonging the crisis A debate was held this week in the House of Commons on a new law agreeing to the creation of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). The ESM will be a permanent bailout mechanism for the Eurozone, and is meant to play a part in ending the...
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John Baron MP presses Prime Minister over content of 100 signature EU referendum letter

July 2, 2012
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Prime Minister apologises for any misrepresentation  Today in the House of Commons during a Statement on the EU Council, John Baron MP pressed the Prime Minister regarding the letter written by John and signed by 100 colleagues. The letter called for legislation in this Parliament for a referendum in the next. The letter was...
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John Baron MP sends nearly 100-signature letter to the Prime Minister urging EU Referendum

June 28, 2012
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MP organises mass letter of Conservative MPs   Last night John Baron MP delivered a letter, signed by over 90 Conservative MPs, to Number 10 Downing Street. The letter calls upon the Prime Minister to place on the Statute Book by the next General Election a commitment to hold a referendum on the nature...
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John Baron MP presses Chancellor to make ‘deep cuts’ to the UK’s EU budget contributions

June 26, 2012
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MP points to belt tightening across Europe   Today in the House of Commons during Treasury Questions, John Baron MP questioned the Chancellor as to the UK’s budget contributions to the EU. John has long advocated cuts to the budget, but thinks it is particularly appropriate now given the Eurozone crisis. He has voted...
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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 welcomes launch of Government campaign against regulation

June 7, 2012
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Call for evidence on regulation enforcement   John Baron MP believes one of the Government’s key priorities should be to reduce the overall burden of regulation especially for small business to encourage business, growth and employment. John has been critical particularly of EU regulation. As part of a Government initiative to reduce regulation, the...
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John Baron MP presses Prime Minister over need to save Euro

May 23, 2012
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MP suggests such a mantra creates uncertainty and hits confidence and investment   Today in the House of Commons, during a Statement by the Prime Minister on the G8 summit, John Baron MP questioned the Prime Minister regarding the evolving Eurozone crisis. John asked: “Without the much needed supply side reforms in the Eurozone,...
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John Baron MP presses Chancellor of the Exchequer over IMF loans

April 23, 2012
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MP: adding yet more debt is simply reinforcing failure  Today in the House of Commons during a Statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on Britain’s additional £10 billion loan to the IMF, John Baron MP said it was wrong to be adding yet more debt to the crisis and highlighted the additional risk...
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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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