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John Baron MP welcomes PM’s Brexit speech

January 17, 2017
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MP says control returning to Westminster Today the Prime Minister gave a speech setting out the Government’s broad aims for the forthcoming Brexit negotiations, in which she stated that Britain will be leaving the Single Market, and that the Government will seek a new Customs Union deal with the EU to allow the UK...
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John Baron MP supports Government in Brexit vote

December 7, 2016
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MP says Government must be allowed to press on with Brexit At the end of today’s Opposition Day debate on Brexit, John Baron MP will support the Government in the lobbies. John said, “It was abundantly clear, both during the passage of the EU Referendum Act 2015 and during the EU referendum campaign, that...
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John Baron MP slams High Court Brexit Decision

November 3, 2016
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MP says lawyers and Parliamentarians must respect referendum result Today the High Court ruled that the Government must hold a Parliamentary vote on the decision to invoke Article 50, setting aside the Royal Prerogative. The Government is appealing against the ruling, meaning the Supreme Court will consider the issue next month. John said, “The...
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John Baron MP welcomes positive economic news

October 27, 2016
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MP says ‘Project Fear’ a busted flush This morning data was released showing that the economy has grown 0.5% since the vote to leave the European Union. This is despite many predictions by the Treasury, banks and economists before the referendum that a vote to leave would certainly lead to a recession by the...
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John Baron MP questions Foreign Secretary on business post-Brexit

October 18, 2016
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MP criticises pessimists who talk country down During Foreign and Commonwealth Office Questions this morning, John Baron MP asked the Foreign Secretary, “Given that 170-odd countries outside the EU trade successfully with it – some having trade deals, some not – what does he say to those pessimists who continue to talk the country...
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John Baron MP slams ‘Remoaners’ over Brexit

October 12, 2016
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MP says no need for Article 50 vote Today in the House of Commons, Labour is using its Opposition Day debate to push for greater Parliamentary scrutiny over Britain’s exit from the European Union, but in its motion has stopped short of calling for a vote on Article 50. The Government has accepted the...
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John Baron MP questions Brexit Secretary on trade negotiations

September 19, 2016
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MP also raises new immigration system The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Rt Hon David Davis MP, recently appeared before the Foreign Affairs Select Committee. John Baron MP has been a member of the Committee since 2010. John asked, “Many of us believe that if access to single market cannot be...
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John Baron MP questions Brexit Secretary on immigration

September 5, 2016
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MP says new immigration system must be fair Today in the House of Commons, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Rt Hon David Davis MP, gave his first statement, in which he updated MPs on the Government’s work over the summer following the vote to leave the EU. John asked, “In...
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John Baron MP: ‘Generation Gloom’ must now retire to the sidelines

July 12, 2016
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MP presses Foreign Secretary over trade opportunities During Foreign and Commonwealth Office questions in the House of Commons this morning, John asked, “Is the Foreign Secretary heartened by the fact that, since we voted to leave the EU, a number of key countries and economies, including India, China and Australia, have already approached the...
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John Baron MP supports Andrea Leadsom MP in leadership contest

June 30, 2016
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MP thanks all who expressed support Today John Baron MP declared support for Andrea Leadsom MP, having decided not to stand himself in the Conservative Party leadership contest. John said, “There are two key issues when honouring the referendum result: the first is that we separate the introduction of a fairer and controlled immigration...
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