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John Baron MP: You can’t borrow your way out of debt

November 29, 2010
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MP highlights Labour’s excesses during Chancellor’s Autumn Forecast Statement   Today in the House of Commons, the Chancellor of the Exchequer presented his Autumn Forecast. John Baron MP urged the Chancellor to remind the nation of Labour’s role in this recession and why spending had to be cut. John said: “The Chancellor should never...
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John Baron MP votes for fairness in Equitable Life Bill

November 11, 2010
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Yesterday afternoon in the House of Commons the Government was proposing an enabling Bill which would allow compensation to be paid to Equitable Life policyholders. The Bill was passed without objection because, whatever the size of compensation, without the Bill no compensation could be paid. However, there was one contentious vote around the issue...
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John Baron MP votes to reduce Britain’s EU budget contribution

October 14, 2010
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In a debate last night on the draft EU Budget for 2011, John Baron MP voted for an amendment which expressed concern at the above-inflation increase being made to Britain’s EU budget contribution, and called on the Government to reduce our EU contribution. The amendment was defeated by 252-42....
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John Baron MP highlights importance of private sector-led recovery

September 14, 2010
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MP welcomes jobs tax reversal and bureaucracy cuts Today in the House of Commons, during an Urgent Question at which David Laws was at the Dispatch Box answering questions about the Government’s plans to cut spending, John asked him to put on record the fundamental flaw in the Labour...
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