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John Baron MP raises earlier diagnosis at Health Questions

November 18, 2015
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MP says earlier diagnosis cancer’s ‘magic key’ During Health Questions, John Baron MP questioned the Government on improvements to earlier diagnosis for cancer patients – late diagnosis makes for poor survival rates. Due in part to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer’s campaigning last year, from April 2015 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are being...
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John Baron MP cautions against PM’s response to Paris attacks

November 16, 2015
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MP says grand strategy needed to defeat Daesh, not just air strikes Following the attacks in Paris on Friday, the Government is once again raising the issue of air strikes against Daesh targets in Syria. However, many Parliamentarians are cautious about the use of air strikes, believing instead that an overarching strategy is needed...
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John Baron comments on FAC Syria report

November 3, 2015
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MP says coordination with Russia and Iran essential Today the Foreign Affairs Committee (FAC), the group of cross-party back bench MPs who scrutinise the work of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, published its report into military action on Syria. The report cautions against extending RAF air strikes to Syria absent a full strategy to...
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John Baron MP promises record bonus pay-out to charities at Fun Walk presentation on 30th October

October 26, 2015
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MP will thank bonus pot sponsors and Barleylands Farm John Baron MP has invited all those charities and good causes (projects) involved in the 2015 Fun Walk to a presentation of bonus pot cheques. The presentation will be held on Friday 30th October at 6:00pm. As in previous years, the venue is Anisha Grange...
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John Baron MP opposes Labour motion on directorships and consultancies

February 26, 2015
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MP says rule changes must be consistent Yesterday in the House of Commons, MPs voted on a Labour motion to ban MPs from holding paid directorships or consultancies from the start of the next Parliament. John does not hold a directorship or consultancy, but opposed the motion as it lacked consistency. John said, “The...
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John Baron MP encourages constituents to join Essex Energy Switch

December 12, 2014
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John Baron MP encourages constituents to join Essex Energy Switch

MP visits stand at Eastgate Centre and congratulates Essex County Council on its initiative John Baron MP has visited the Basildon Eastgate Centre to hear more about the Essex Energy Switch and encourage local people to sign up. By joining forces with thousands of fellow Essex residents and registering an interest in changing energy...
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John Baron MP raises ‘On the Run’ letters with Northern Ireland Secretary

April 2, 2014
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MP calls for balance to address wrongs of the past Today in the House of Commons, John pressed the Northern Ireland Secretary, Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP, on the ‘letters of comfort’ issued to so-called ‘on the runs’. These letters were issued to a number of republican-supporting individuals, informing them that the Police would...
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John Baron MP marks Commonwealth Day

March 6, 2014
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MP supports flag initiative on 10th March For the first time ever, local authorities and civic dignitaries, community groups and charities throughout the British Isles are taking part in local flag raising events and ceremonies of dedication to mark Commonwealth Day including at Basildon Council which will be raising the Commonwealth Flag on the...
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John Baron MP, Cllr Kay Twitchen and Headteacher Michael Wade welcome road safety improvements for Quilters School

February 28, 2014
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MP thanks all involved in campaign John Baron MP has today welcomed new measures to improve road safety outside Quilters School in Billericay. John was contacted by the Headteacher of Quilters School, Mr Michael Wade, following parents’ concerns about their children’s safety on their walk to school. John met with parents and Mr Wade...
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John Baron MP questions Government during John Downey statement

February 26, 2014
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MP raises point of order Today in the House of Commons the Attorney General, Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP, responded to an Urgent Question on John Downey secured by Laurence Robertson MP. John Downey is suspected of being involved in the 1982 IRA Hyde Park bombing, in which four soldiers were killed. However,...
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