Immigration

John Baron MP supports amendment to Immigration Bill to limit new EU migrants

November 27, 2013
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MP critical of Government talk of limiting benefits John Baron MP has added his name to New Clause 1 of the Immigration Bill which aims to extend the ban on free movement of Bulgarian and Romanian migrants into this country until 31st December 2018. John is critical of the Government’s preferred plan to deal...
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John Baron MP welcomes Government Immigration Bill

November 5, 2013
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MP says Bill will prevent abuse of public services The Government’s Immigration Bill recently passed Second Reading in the House of Commons. The Bill is designed to create a system which is fair to legal immigrants whilst also deterring those who enter Britain illegally.  Overall, it will prevent immigrants from using public services they...
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John Baron MP questions Government on immigration

March 26, 2013
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MP highlights end of EU transitional controls Yesterday in the House of Commons, during Home Office questions, John Baron MP questioned the Home Secretary, Rt Hon Theresa May MP, about immigration, and the Government’s response to the ending of EU transitional controls which currently prevent Romanian and Bulgarian citizens from working in Britain. In...
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John Baron MP calls for co-ordinated Government response to Romanian and Bulgarian immigration

March 6, 2013
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MP highlights fiasco of 2004 and need to tighten benefits   Yesterday afternoon, the Rt. Hon. Ian Duncan Smith MP made a Statement in the House of Commons about the Government response to the anticipated surge in immigration from Romania and Bulgaria once transitional EU controls cease...
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John Baron MP presses Government over expected Romanian and Bulgarian immigration

February 11, 2013
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MP raises the ability of public services to cope Today in the House of Commons, during Home Office Questions, John Baron MP pressed the Government as to its preparations once transitional controls regarding Romanian and Bulgarian immigration expire in December. Presently, these controls prevent these citizens from working in the UK. John asked, “Given...
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John Baron MP presses Home Secretary on EU immigration

January 7, 2013
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MP concerned by overstretched public services Today in the House of Commons, during Home Office questions, John Baron MP asked the Home Secretary, Rt Hon Theresa May MP, about immigration. In December 2013, the transitional controls on immigration from Bulgaria and Rumania will lapse, permitting migrants from those countries to settle and work in...
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John Baron MP welcomes end to automatic settlement for unskilled workers

March 5, 2012
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MP says public must have trust in the immigration system John Baron MP has backed new Home Office rules which mean skilled immigrants will no longer have an automatic right to settle in the UK. Until now someone who had lived in the UK for five years was virtually guaranteed to be allowed to...
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John Baron MP presses Government over immigration

November 9, 2011
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MP says UK must get a grip.  During Home Office Questions in the House of Commons this week, John pressed the Immigration Minister as to what the Government is doing to reduce the abuse of family migration route, whereby the families of recent immigrants can join them in the UK. Problems can arise when...
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