Europe

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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John Baron MP asks Prime Minister to remember Britain’s strengths

June 29, 2016
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MP says referendum principles must be adhered to In the House of Commons today, the Prime Minister gave a statement following yesterday’s meeting of the EU Council in Brussels. John asked, “Does the Prime Minister accept that, when negotiating with the EU, we should remember our many strengths: one of the strongest economies; our...
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John Baron MP: calm optimism is now needed

June 27, 2016
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MP: we are a great country with a bright future Following the response to the referendum result, John said, “In respecting the wish of the electorate to leave the EU, it is now incumbent on all Parliamentarians to roll up our sleeves and begin the long but exciting task of resetting our place in...
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John Baron MP: ‘Project Fear’ is now ‘Project Panic’

June 15, 2016
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MP says Chancellor will not get ‘desperate’ emergency Budget past Conservative back benchers if the UK leaves the EU This morning the Chancellor announced that, if the UK leaves the EU, he will have to present an emergency Budget slashing public spending and raising taxes. However, many Conservative MPs will oppose such measures, especially...
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John Baron MP hosts EU referendum ‘hustings’ at The Billericay School on 20th June

June 14, 2016
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MP looking forward to discussing referendum with constituents John Baron MP invites constituents to join him for an hour’s discussion regarding the EU referendum at The Billericay School on Monday 20th June, starting at 6.30pm. John believes the UK should leave the EU and will be discussing the matter with any constituents who wish...
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John Baron MP presses Prime Minister on EU immigration

June 8, 2016
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MP comments on discriminatory immigration policy Today at Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons, John Baron MP asked Rt Hon David Cameron MP about the EU and immigration. John asked, “Could the Prime Minister now address an issue which the ‘remain’ camp has so far fudged? Our present immigration policy, in all...
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John Baron MP holds hustings on EU referendum

June 6, 2016
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MP says next hustings on 20th June at The Billericay School Last Friday, John Baron MP, together with Stephen Metcalfe MP, held a public hustings at the James Hornsby School on the EU referendum. The evening was an opportunity for constituents to discuss the issues, and for John and Stephen to explain why he...
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John Baron MP slams plans for ‘Euro Army’

June 2, 2016
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MP says NATO defends European Security The EU is reportedly drawing up plans for a ‘Euro Army’ in secret, to be announced days after the British referendum on 23rd June. The plans entail the creation of new European military and operational structures, and are intended as the first steps towards an EU Army. Britain...
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John Baron MP reiterates support for points-based immigration system

June 1, 2016
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MP supports Brexit to allow freedom to choose Today representatives from ‘Vote Leave’ have suggested that leaving the EU would allow the British Government the freedom to choose its own immigration policy – something John Baron MP has long supported. Currently, under EU ‘freedom of movement’ rules, the UK can not control immigration from...
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