Afghanistan

John Baron MP presses for Ministerial statement over Afghanistan

September 14, 2010
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MP highlights recent poor news flow On the day four further soldiers have been killed because of a road accident, John Baron MP requested a Ministerial Statement on the latest developments in Afghanistan during Business Questions today in the House of Commons. John opposed our initial deployment to Afghanistan and has since questioned both...
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John Baron MP questions Prime Minister over Afghanistan

September 14, 2010
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MP presses need for political settlement Today in the House of Commons during a statement on Afghanistan by the Prime Minister, John Baron MP again questioned Government policy regarding objectives and the need for a political settlement as part of an overall solution. Recent news has included the resignations of two key Ministers within...
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John Baron MP votes to withdraw troops from Afghanistan in historic Parliamentary debate

September 9, 2010
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Today there was historic debate and vote in the House of Commons as to whether Britain should withdraw its troops from Afghanistan. In his speech, John Baron MP highlighted past errors, over optimistic assessments, an unsuccessful counter insurgency-campaign, a poor economy and corrupt Government, and high civilian casualties as to reasons why the West...
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John Baron MP presses Prime Minister over Afghanistan discord

July 12, 2010
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MP highlights concerns over unity of purpose Yesterday in the House of Commons during the Prime Minister’s statement on the G8 and G20 conference, John Baron MP raised the issue of disunity regarding strategy and purpose in Afghanistan. John said: “I’m sure the Prime Minister will agree that if we are to succeed in...
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John Baron MP presses Prime Minister over mixed messages on Afghanistan

November 25, 2009
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MP highlights contradictory statements during PMQ’s Today during PMQ’s, John Baron MP questioned the Prime Minister about his recent contradictory statements as to the reason for our presence in Afghanistan. John said: “Whatever our individual positions on Afghanistan, it is important there is clarity regarding the mission. The Prime Minister has said that we...
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