Immigration

John Baron MP questions Prime Minister on immigration

September 14, 2016
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MP says fairness is important Today John Baron MP questioned the Prime Minister, Rt Hon Theresa May MP, over immigration post-Brexit. John asked, “Does the PM agree that, whatever criteria are chosen to guide our immigration policy, it has got to be fair – and no longer discriminate against the rest of the world...
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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 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 questions Minister on EU immigration statistics

May 12, 2016
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MP says Britain should design a fairer immigration policy In recent months, questions have been asked as to why there is such a large discrepancy between the number of National Insurance numbers issued to EU immigrants, and the official number of EU immigrants coming to Britain. This morning the Office for National Statistics issued...
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John Baron MP: ONS must come clean on immigration figures

April 1, 2016
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MP says public deserve explanation before the EU Referendum The UK Statistics Authority has written to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), stating the public must be informed if published migration data ‘falls short of providing a full picture’. The letter was sparked by the revelation that the DWP issues 1.3 million more national...
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John Baron MP responds to Prime Minister’s Immigration Speech

November 28, 2014
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MP focuses on pressure on public services This morning the Prime Minister made a speech setting out his proposals for limiting EU immigration. These include stopping EU migrants from claiming in-work benefits or accessing social housing for four years after arrival, and removing migrants after six months if they have not found a job....
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John Baron MP: UKIP vote is a wake-up call for all parties

May 23, 2014
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MP says No 10 must listen to voters’ concerns Following a poor set of local election results in South Essex, including the loss of Basildon Council because of a surge in UKIP support, John Baron MP has warned all mainstream political parties against complacency on the EU. He has also thanked Conservative Councillors who...
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John Baron MP votes for tougher Immigration Bill

January 30, 2014
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MP says Parliament must set deportation regulations The Immigration Bill today returned to the House of Commons. The Bill aims contains a number of provisions to restrict migrants’ access to public services, and ensure immigration status is taken into account when opening bank accounts and applying for driving licenses. The Bill also significantly reduces...
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John Baron MP opposes tabling of Government amendments to Immigration Bill

January 27, 2014
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MP says issue needs proper debate It was announced this afternoon that the Government has tabled a large number of Amendments to the Immigration Bill, which is due to return to the Commons this Thursday. The Government Amendments make it more difficult that the Amendment tabled by Nigel Mills MP will be debated by...
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John Baron MP criticises Government’s EU immigration policy

December 18, 2013
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MP says measures risk feeding prejudices The Government is about to present regulations curbing access to benefits for EU nationals, starting on 1st January 2014. Under these measures, new EU arrivals will have to wait three months before they are able to apply for British benefits. The January start date will coincide with the...
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