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John Baron MP urges constituents to have their say on housing development

February 14, 2014
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MP encourages constituents to respond to Council’s Core Strategy Consultation John Baron MP today urged constituents to respond to Basildon Council’s Core Strategy consultation. The Core Strategy is the central document of the Borough’s Local Plan which establishes how much new housing and employment development needs to be built in the Borough by 2031....
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John Baron MP holds Q&A session with St Peter’s Catholic Primary School in Parliament

February 5, 2014
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John Baron MP holds Q&A session with St Peter’s Catholic Primary School in Parliament

MP takes questions from Key Stage 2 school students. Today, John Baron MP met with teachers and students from St Peter’s Catholic Primary School, Billericay. The students had been on a tour conducted by the Parliamentary Education Service which was followed by a workshop. This workshop gave students the chance to further their understanding...
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John Baron MP supports legislation to ban electric dog collars

January 24, 2014
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MP says there is no place for these collars in today’s society John Baron MP has supported in Parliament this week the Animal Welfare (Electronic Collars) Bill proposed by Dr Matthew Offord, which will prohibit the use of any collar designed to administer an electric shock. The Bill is in its early stages; its...
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John Baron MP: 9,000 homes in Basildon Borough eligible for home heating assistance

December 19, 2013
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MP urges residents to take advantage of scheme As British households prepare to face the cold winter, new research reveals 9,000 households in Basildon Borough are eligible for assistance from their energy supplier with heating their homes. The findings from Home Heat Helpline show that a total of 3.6 million households across Great Britain...
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John Baron MP pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

December 9, 2013
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MP: Mandela’s commitment to reconciliation made for peaceful transition In reaction to the death of Nelson Mandela, John said: “Nelson Mandela was a great man, who endured oppression and imprisonment for his beliefs in a pluralistic and democratic South Africa. His emergence from prison without bitterness or a desire for revenge, and his unrelenting...
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John Baron MP welcomes Government review on tobacco packaging

November 28, 2013
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MP says Minister has listened and responded Today in the House of Commons the Government announced that it had commissioned an independent review as to the merits of standardised tobacco packaging. This would compel tobacco manufacturers to use one single approved design for their products, a move which evidence suggests would reduce the take-up...
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John Baron MP welcomes Government Immigration Bill

November 5, 2013
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MP says Bill will prevent abuse of public services The Government’s Immigration Bill recently passed Second Reading in the House of Commons. The Bill is designed to create a system which is fair to legal immigrants whilst also deterring those who enter Britain illegally.  Overall, it will prevent immigrants from using public services they...
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John Baron MP raises Interest Rate Swap issue in House of Commons debate

October 24, 2013
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MP says banks have failed SMEs in the constituency   Today John Baron MP raised the plight of smaller companies who have been mis-sold interest rate swaps by banks, but are yet to receive redress or even permission to suspend payments into the swap agreement. The debate was introduced into the Chamber by the...
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John Baron MP says history of Northern Ireland terrorism must not be re-written

October 23, 2013
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MP remembers courage of soldiers and civilians Today John Baron MP spoke in the House of Commons during a debate introduced by the DUP on ‘Dealing with the Past in Northern Ireland’. The DUP argued that those engaged in or supported acts of terrorism should not succeed in re-writing the narrative of the Troubles...
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John Baron MP meets BOSP Charity at the Pioneer School

August 15, 2013
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John Baron MP meets BOSP Charity at the  Pioneer School

MP meets Brighter Opportunities through Supported Play (BOSP) to see charity’s work with Pioneer School   Yesterday afternoon John Baron MP visited the Pioneer School, Ghylgrove, Basildon to look at a session held during the summer holidays by BOSP (Brighter Opportunities through Supported Play) and to talk about the work that BOSP do to...
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