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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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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 says Government policy is ‘economic claptrap’ in speech on Eurozone crisis

November 15, 2011
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  MP also criticises IMF and Eurozone policy  Today, John Baron MP sponsored a Debate in Parliament raising concerns about our additional contributions to the Eurozone crisis via the IMF. John is very critical of Government policy and used the Debate to urge the Government to question the assumption that lenders to the IMF...
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John Baron MP supports Government efforts to reduce EU’s proposed budget

November 8, 2011
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MP highlights UK’s £22bn increase over this Parliament Today in the House of Commons, during a short debate on European budgets for 2014-2020, John Baron MP made clear his support for Government efforts to reduce EU-proposed budgets and what the UK was sacrificing in order to fund European largesse. The EU budget over the...
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