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John Baron MP discusses policing issues with Nick Alston

April 26, 2013
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John Baron MP discusses policing issues with Nick Alston

MP meets Police and Crime Commissioner This week John Baron MP met Nick Alston, the Essex Police and Crime Commissioner, in Parliament to discuss a range of local policing issues. Nick has been busy since being elected last year in getting to know the patch and instigating important changes. John took the opportunity to...
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John Baron MP questions Prime Minister on access to justice during Leverson statement

November 29, 2012
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MP is against statutory regulation This afternoon Lord Justice Leverson delivered his report into the culture, practices and ethics of the press. Following the publication of the report, the Prime Minister and the Deputy Prime Minister made separate statements in the House of Commons. Whilst Nick Clegg MP said he accepted Leverson’s recommendations, David...
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John Baron MP urges local residents to track crime outcomes on Police.uk

June 8, 2012
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MP welcomes Police initiative John Baron MP has welcomed a new online tool which for the first time means local people can track what happened after a crime was committed in their neighbourhood. In the next stage of development of the groundbreaking website Police.uk, local residents will not only be able to access street...
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John Baron MP supports assisted dying in historic Parliamentary debate

March 28, 2012
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MP says present situation is legal fudge and creates uncertainty and unfairness Yesterday in the House of Commons, there was an historic debate on assisted dying, and whether Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) guidelines should be welcomed by the House of Commons and put on the Statute Book. John spoke in favour of greater...
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John Baron MP presses Government over gang related crime

March 19, 2012
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MP highlights need to reduce the number of vulnerable people joining gangs Today in the House of Commons, during Home Office Questions, John Baron pressed the Government over the need to combat the rise in gang-related crime. John said, “Gang-related crime is a plague on many of our communities. Government measures so far are...
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John Baron MP warns against Doorstep selling

February 17, 2012
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MP encourages constituents to phone helpline John Baron MP has today called for greater transparency with regard to doorstep selling. Whilst most doorstep traders are legitimate, some are not and have taken advantage of householders trying to make savings. People who are mis-sold do have rights. For example, if someone spends more than £35...
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John Baron MP urges Government to hack down police paperwork

February 6, 2012
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MP says we need to release more officers for frontline work  Today in the House of Commons during Home Office questions, John Baron MP urged The Rt. Hon. Nick Herbert MP, Minister of State for Police and Criminal Justice to reduce police paperwork. He cited a recent report which confirmed that police officers spend...
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