Law and Order

John Baron MP presses Government on Northern Ireland peace process

June 28, 2017
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MP says peace process should not be overshadowed Today in the House of Commons, during Northern Ireland Questions, John Baron MP raised the Northern Ireland peace process with the Secretary of State, following the recent Government agreement with the DUP. John asked, “Having seen the Troubles at first hand, I know the peace process...
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John Baron MP condemns flytipping near to St Nicholas Church, Laindon

April 28, 2017
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MP says perpetrators must be prosecuted John Baron MP has today condemned the dumping of household waste on greenbelt land near to the picturesque St Nicholas Church in Laindon, following the recent traveller encampment. John has made contact with Essex Police, Basildon Council and Essex County Council to urge that they do what they...
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John Baron MP seeks assurances about Policing

September 20, 2016
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MP holds discussions with Police and Crime Commissioner In response to concerns that crime has been rising in the constituency, John Baron MP has recently spoken to the Essex Police and Crime Commissioner and has received assurances going forward. John said, “I have had a constructive dialogue with the Police and Crime Commissioner, who...
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John Baron MP Crime continues to fall under this Government

October 16, 2015
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John Baron MP has welcomed news that crime has fallen by 8 per cent year-on-year, according to the independent Crime Survey for England and Wales, and by more than a quarter (30 per cent) since 2010. John said: “Recent figures showing crime continuing to fall is good news and my congratulations go to Essex...
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John Baron MP responds to Essex Police proposals

October 6, 2015
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MP has reservations about planned closure of Billericay Police Station Today Essex Police released details of its proposals to ensure policing in our area is best fitted to local patterns and demand. In particular, the proposals are intended to propose a viable Police budget for the coming years. This will entail greater efficiencies, the...
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John Baron MP supports amendment to Hunting Act

July 14, 2015
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MP says amendment is fair and proportionate On Wednesday, MPs were going to be offered a free vote on an amendment to the Hunting Act 2004. However, this morning the Government decided to postpone the vote until a later date after the SNP overturned its self-imposed and longstanding moratorium on not voting on purely...
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John Baron MP highlights wildlife crime and IFAW Parliamentary exhibition

December 4, 2014
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MP supports International Fund for Animal Welfare campaign John Baron MP visited an IFAW exhibition in Parliament highlighting the threat to the world’s wildlife from illegal trade. IFAW released a shocking report last week revealing that thousands of endangered species are bought and sold on the Internet, many advertised without any form of...
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John Baron MP votes against European Arrest Warrant

November 20, 2014
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MP says Arrest Warrant risks British liberty Yesterday in the House of Commons, John Baron MP voted against a motion to sanction the British opt-in to the European Arrest Warrant (EAW). The Lisbon Treaty gave Britain the option to opt out of a raft of Crime and Policing measures, with the option also to...
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John Baron MP criticises Government arrogance in ‘European Arrest Warrant’ debate

November 11, 2014
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MP votes against and congratulates Parliament Last night, despite a previous promise by the Prime Minister at PMQs, the Government used Parliamentary procedure to avoid a debate and vote on the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) by claiming that a set of 11 different and smaller EU opt-ins would, in effect, provide it with sufficient...
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John Baron MP does not support Recall Bill

October 21, 2014
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MP concerned that unpopular stances may generate recall petitions Today the House of Commons votes on the Second Reading of the Recall Bill. This Bill would establish a mechanism to allow voters to recall an MP were they handed a prison sentence or suspended from Parliament for more than 21 days. John Baron MP...
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