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John Baron MP calls for community to support National Citizen Service Scheme

June 26, 2015
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MP writes to local schools to encourage participation and offers financial help from the Fun Walk Trust John Baron MP has written to local schools regarding the government’s National Citizen Service programme. NCS is a government funded scheme for 16-17 year olds, which sees young people make the most of their summer holidays and...
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John Baron MP visits Basildon Borough Citizen Advice

June 19, 2015
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MP discusses issues affecting local residents John Baron MP has recently met Kathy Peach at the Basildon Borough Citizen Advice to discuss the issues that are most concerning the people in Basildon Borough. He also discussed funding issues going forward for the CA. John visits the CA on a regular basis to meet...
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John Baron MP officially opens new extension to Buttsbury Junior School, Billericay

June 8, 2015
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John Baron MP officially opens new extension to Buttsbury Junior School, Billericay

MP congratulates everyone involved in the £400,000 project Today John Baron MP joined Head Teacher, Ann Robinson, staff and pupils, Governors, builders and architects at Buttsbury Junior School to officially open their £400,000 extension which replaces an old demountable unit. The building was funded largely by the Department for Education with the school also...
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John Baron MP holds Q&A session with St Peter’s Catholic Primary School in Parliament

March 20, 2015
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John Baron MP holds Q&A session with St Peter’s Catholic Primary School in Parliament

MP meets with students during visit to Parliament John Baron MP recently met with teachers and students from St Peter’s Catholic Primary School, Billericay. The students had been on a tour conducted by the Parliamentary Education Service which was followed by a workshop. This workshop gave students the chance to further their understanding of...
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John Baron MP supports National Citizen Service (NCS)

February 13, 2015
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MP encourages local teenagers to sign up to the National Citizen Service The Cabinet Office’s nationwide youth programme aims to help every 15-17 year old prepare for the future by equipping them with key work/life skills and boosting their confidence. John said: “NCS is a very worthwhile programme. It gives young people an opportunity...
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John Baron MP urges constituents to respond to Dunton consultation

January 28, 2015
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MP highlights Dunton Garden Suburb plan John Baron MP has today urged constituents to respond to the Council’s consultation on its Dunton Garden Suburb plan. This plan would see a development to the West of Laindon and east of West Horndon of between 4,000 and 6,000 homes. The consultation is open until 5pm on...
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John Baron MP invites local artists to exhibit in Parliament

January 27, 2015
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John Baron MP invites local artists to exhibit in Parliament

MP welcomes Basildon Eastgate artists’ Parliamentary exhibition John Baron MP yesterday officially opened an exhibition in Parliament put on by local artists from the Basildon Eastgate Art Gallery. Having visited the Eastgate Art Gallery last year, John was happy to support artists’ requests to display their work in Parliament. Works from local artists will...
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John Baron MP thanks postal staff on visit to Royal Mail Delivery Office, Basildon

December 5, 2014
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John Baron MP thanks postal staff on visit to Royal Mail Delivery Office, Basildon

MP discusses busy festive period and excellent service throughout the year Today John Baron MP visited the Royal Mail delivery office in Basildon, at the invite of Manager Martin Mostyn, to chat with postal staff about how they handle things at their busiest time of the year. John also took the opportunity to thank...
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John Baron MP votes to support the great British pub

November 19, 2014
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MP says measures will benefit publicans and pub-goers Yesterday in the House of Commons, John Baron MP voted against the Government for New Clause 2 of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill. This amendment seeks to support pubs by allowing landlords tied to large pub companies an independent rent review at regular intervals,...
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John Baron MP welcomes Employment Allowance

August 21, 2014
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MP says NI tax cut is supporting jobs and helping businesses John Baron MP has welcomed new figures showing that 109,000 businesses in the South East are already benefitting from the Employment Allowance, introduced in April, which reduces the cost to businesses of employing people. The Employment Allowance takes up to £2,000 off the...
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