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John Baron MP welcomes General Election announcement

April 18, 2017
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MP looks forward to poll on 8th June Responding to the Prime Minister’s announcement this morning that there will be a General Election on 8th June 2017, John said, “I look forward to the election campaign, and to making the case for a fairer and more enterprising nation outside the EU. A Conservative victory...
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John Baron MP urges constituents to respond to consultation on boundary changes

February 27, 2017
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MP says have your say John Baron MP has today urged people to respond to the Boundary Commission’s second consultation stage on new constituency boundaries. Once approved, the new constituencies will be in force for the 2020 General Election. The consultation will run from midnight on Tuesday 28th February until midnight on Monday 27th...
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John Baron MP welcomes South Green Post Office Refurbishment

October 21, 2016
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MP encourages residents to submit to consultation The Post Office has recently proposed some changes to the South Green Post Office following its forthcoming refurbishment. These include integrating the Post Office within a retail counter, longer opening hours and Sunday openings, alongside the loss of some services which will continue to be available at...
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John Baron MP hands over time capsule to the Cater Museum

October 3, 2016
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John Baron MP hands over time capsule to the Cater Museum

MP joins Billericay Residents Association at the Billericay Reading Rooms Last week, John Baron MP visited The Billericay Reading Rooms at the invitation of the Billericay Residents Association, to hand a time capsule to the Cater Museum. The capsule contains a variety of objects that should prove interesting when it is opened in 10...
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John Baron MP welcomes home double Gold Olympic winner Max Whitlock

August 19, 2016
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MP congratulates Max and Basildon Sporting Village on success. John Baron MP has congratulated Max Whitlock on his amazing success at the 2016 Rio Olympics where he won two gold medals as well as a Bronze medal in the team gymnastics event. John said: “Our congratulations to Max and his team’s Olympic success, and...
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John Baron MP welcomes improvements at Barstable Post Office, Timberlog Lane

August 15, 2016
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MP encourages local residents to give their views on proposals John Baron MP has today encouraged local residents to respond to the consultation on changes being made at Barstable Post Office, 199 Timberlog Lane, Basildon. Changes under consideration include the introduction of low-screened, open plan style service points and longer opening hours. Changes would...
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John Baron MP welcomes plans for Laindon Shopping Centre

July 5, 2016
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MP encourages local residents to give their views on proposals Swan Housing Association has announced a two-day public exhibition to notify residents of its plans for the future of Laindon Shopping Centre. The exhibitions will be held at the Great Berry Residents’ Association (Nightingales, Langdon Hills) from 2.00pm – 8.00pm on 7th July, and...
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John Baron MP congratulates James Hornsby School on reaching National Rocketry Final

June 2, 2016
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John Baron MP congratulates James Hornsby School on reaching National Rocketry Final

MP says Basildon students could be the next generation of rocket scientists John Baron MP congratulates local pupils from James Hornsby School on reaching the final of the UK Aerospace Youth Rocketry Challenge which took place at Stow Maries Aerodrome on Wednesday 25th May. Two teams from the school made it to the final...
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John Baron MP welcomes apprenticeship figures

January 29, 2016
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MP: more young people in Basildon and Billericay are getting the right work skills John Baron MP has welcomed new figures showing 3,930 new apprenticeships have been started by people in the Basildon and Billericay constituency since 2010. This means more young people earning and learning, getting the skills they need to get on...
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John Baron MP welcomes Right to Buy discount for Housing Association homes

July 10, 2015
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MP highlights ability to register interest John Baron MP has welcomed the news that housing association tenants in England will soon be able to register their interest to buy their home. Nationally, 1.3 million families will now have the chance to buy their housing association home at a discount over the coming years. Locally,...
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