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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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John Baron MP presses Chancellor over boosting economic growth

December 11, 2012
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MP suggests further cuts to Small Business Corporation Tax   Today, in the House of Commons during Treasury Questions, John Baron MP pressed the Rt. Hon. George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the need to boost economic growth as the best way of reducing our National Debt. John said: “The Labour Government...
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John Baron MP welcomes measures to boost growth in Autumn Statement

December 5, 2012
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MP also welcomes measures to help cost of living   The Chancellor today delivered his Autumn Statement. The measures included the personal allowance rising further, Labour’s planned fuel duty rise being cancelled and further help for small businesses. John said: “I welcome many of the measures in the Autumn Statement. The cancellation of Labour’s...
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John Baron MP slams folly of European Stability Mechanism

September 12, 2012
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MP accuses EU bureaucrats of prolonging the crisis A debate was held this week in the House of Commons on a new law agreeing to the creation of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). The ESM will be a permanent bailout mechanism for the Eurozone, and is meant to play a part in ending the...
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John Baron MP presses Prime Minister over Eurozone Crisis

June 26, 2012
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MP stresses importance of supply-side reforms Today in the House of Commons, during a statement by the Prime Minister on the G20 Summit, John Baron MP raised a question about the need for supply-side reforms within the Eurozone. John asked, “No amount of shuffling the Eurozone debt around the system between bank and government...
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John Baron MP calls on Government to implement anti-regulation report

May 21, 2012
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MP encourages local SMEs to participate in Government consultation Today, during an urgent question in the House of Commons, John Baron MP called upon the Government to implement the findings of the Beecroft report. The report lays out proposed changes to reduce regulation and red tape surrounding employment. Research has shown that regulation, and...
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John Baron MP says Government needs to focus more on the bread-and-butter issues

May 8, 2012
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MP warns of Coalition Government failure if council election’s message is not learned. Today the Prime Minister and the Deputy Prime Minister will be in Basildon to lay out the Government’s proposals going forward. John said, “Sadly we lost four good Councillors in the elections last week. The overriding message on the doorstep was...
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John Baron MP presses Chancellor of the Exchequer over IMF loans

April 23, 2012
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MP: adding yet more debt is simply reinforcing failure  Today in the House of Commons during a Statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on Britain’s additional £10 billion loan to the IMF, John Baron MP said it was wrong to be adding yet more debt to the crisis and highlighted the additional risk...
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