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

May 19, 2015
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MP says still further to go John Baron MP has welcomed new figures showing that unemployment has fallen yet again, with 520 fewer people in Basildon and Billericay relying on Jobseeker’s allowance than in April 2014. This means more people in work, with the security of a regular pay packet and a brighter future...
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John Baron MP meets apprentices during visit to Gloucester Gate

March 16, 2015
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John Baron MP meets apprentices during visit to Gloucester Gate

MP congratulates Barratt Homes on both development and helping apprentices John Baron MP gained hands on experience during a site visit to Gloucester Gate as part of National Apprenticeship Week. John was invited to the Barratt Homes development on Broadmayne and was shown around one of the properties currently being built. He chatted to...
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John Baron MP welcomes local start up success ‘KC Events’ to Parliament

March 4, 2015
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John Baron MP welcomes local start up success ‘KC Events’ to Parliament

MP hears of Kelly Brown’s success John Baron MP recently welcomed local Basildon entrepreneur, Kelly Brown, to his parliamentary office to find out about her start up success ‘KC Events’. Kelly founded her corporate event consultancy and management business, KC Events, with the help of a loan from the Government-backed Start Up Loans Company....
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John Baron MP raises SMEs and North Sea Oil in House of Commons

January 27, 2015
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MP urges lower small business taxes during Treasury Questions This morning, during Treasury Questions in the House of Commons, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon George Osborne MP, responded to MPs’ questions on the economy. John asked, “The Government has done much to help small businesses, and unemployment continues to fall as a...
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John Baron MP welcomes increase in number of local businesses

November 28, 2014
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MP focusses on importance of job creation John Baron MP has welcomed new figures showing that the number of private sector businesses in East of England has increased by around 80,000 over the past four years. At the start of 2014, for the first time ever there were over 5 million private sector businesses...
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John Baron MP welcomes tax cut for businesses in Basildon and Billericay

November 13, 2014
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MP says lower Employer NICs are helping to create jobs John Baron MP has welcomed new figures released by HM Revenue and Customs showing that around 1,500 businesses in Basildon and Billericay are benefitting from the Employment Allowance since its introduction in April, making it easier for businesses to hire staff and create jobs....
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John Baron MP questions credibility of EU budget surcharge

November 7, 2014
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MP says sudden EU bill remains unacceptable Following today’s meeting of EU finance ministers, it was announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon George Osborne MP, that the EU had agreed to halve the British surcharge from £1.7bn to £850m. Britain will not pay anything towards the surcharge this year, and will...
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John Baron MP highlights new energy bill transparency

November 6, 2014
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MP urges all to check bills to avoid overpaying for energy Today in the House of Commons, John Baron MP intervened on the Secretary of State for Energy, Rt Hon Ed Davey MP, during a statement on the Annual Energy Statement. In the House of Commons, John asked, “Given the myriad of deals and...
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John Baron MP welcomes new apprenticeships in Basildon and Billericay

October 31, 2014
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MP welcomes largest annual fall in youth unemployment since records began John Baron MP has welcomed new figures showing 670 new apprenticeships were started by people in Basildon and Billericay last year. In total 2,750 new apprenticeships have been started in Basildon and Billericay since 2010. Across England as a whole, more than 1.9...
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John Baron MP presses Prime Minister over prosperity ‘rebate’

October 27, 2014
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MP says no rebate until EU’s accounts have been audited Today in the House of Commons, the Prime Minister made a statement about the EU Council meeting last weekend. The EU’s £1.7bn rebate demand to the UK – due to its growing economy – was discussed. John asked, “Has the time not come to...
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