Economy

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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John Baron MP welcomes further fall in unemployment in Basildon and Billericay

August 14, 2014
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MP says unemployment is a social evil John Baron MP has welcomed new figures showing that 601 fewer people in Basildon and Billericay are relying on Jobseeker’s Allowance since 2010, a 30% drop. More people are getting off benefits and into work across the South East, with 254,000 more people in work since the...
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John Baron MP backs proposals to stop child benefit payments outside Britain

July 22, 2014
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MP sponsors Ten-Minute Rule Bill Today in the House of Commons, John Baron MP supported a Ten-Minute Rule Bill proposed by Philip Hollobone MP. The Bill is intended to render ineligible children of EU nationals working in Britain from receiving UK child benefit and tax credit payments if the children live abroad. At the...
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John Baron MP welcomes fall in unemployment in Basildon and Billericay

June 20, 2014
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MP says unemployment is social evil John Baron MP has welcomed the recent news that unemployment in the Basildon and Billericay constituency is continuing to fall. The number of claimants in the Basildon and Billericay constituency is 792 lower than this time last year. John said: “Unemployment is one of the evils in society...
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John Baron MP welcomes cut in National Insurance bill for local businesses

March 28, 2014
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MP says Basildon and Billericay businesses could get a tax cut of up to £2,000 Next month businesses throughout the country will see a cut in their National Insurance bill of up to £2,000 due to the Employment Allowance. Small business will feel the most benefit, as 90% will go to businesses which employ...
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John Baron MP welcomes help for lower paid, businesses, savers and beer drinkers

March 19, 2014
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MP highlights how 2014 Budget will help constituents Following the Chancellor’s Budget in the House of Commons, John Baron MP said: “I particularly welcome the additional help for the lower paid in raising the income tax threshold. This will leave more money in the pockets of hard-working people, and benefit the economy as a...
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John Baron MP welcomes help for lower paid, businesses, savers and beer drinkers

March 19, 2014
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MP highlights how 2014 Budget will help constituents Following the Chancellor’s Budget in the House of Commons, John Baron MP said: “I particularly welcome the additional help for the lower paid in raising the income tax threshold. This will leave more money in the pockets of hard-working people, and benefit the economy as a...
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John Baron MP welcomes fall in constituency unemployment

January 22, 2014
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MP hails strong figures for Basildon and Billericay This morning the Office for National Statistics released the latest national unemployment figures. Overall, the data is very positive – the unemployment rate has fallen to 7.1%, with 1.3m more people in work than in May 2010. Furthermore, the number of young people in work increased...
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John Baron MP visit’s Cash Converters Store in Basildon

December 20, 2013
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John Baron MP visit’s Cash Converters Store in Basildon

MP discusses services available to constituents. John Baron MP has visited Cash Converters in Basildon Centre at the invitation of the Remarkable Group, to meet Perry Miller, and the franchise owners, Gary Lewy and Patrick James. The purpose of the visit was to show John the services available to local residents. John was given...
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John Baron MP presses Chancellor for SME tax cuts

February 25, 2013
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MP suggests small businesses are the key to economic growth   Today in the House of Commons, during an Urgent Question called by Labour on Britain’s ratings downgrade, John Baron MP pressed the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon George Osborne MP, over the need for small business corporation tax cuts. John asked, “Evidence...
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