John Baron

MP, Basildon and Billericay

Basildon and Billericay Conservative

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How John Baron voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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John Baron quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Cancer Survival 24 Feb 2015

    The all-party group on cancer and the wider cancer community have commended the Government on introducing the one-year survival rates for cancer into the delivery dashboard from April of this year as a means of driving forward earlier diagnosis. But what can the Secretary of State tell us about the work that is being undertaken to ensure that the levers of accountability are in place to push...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Reserve Forces 23 Feb 2015

    Government answers show that the average age of an existing reservist infantryman is in the mid-30s. Given that we have added only 500 reservists in the two years that this plan has been in place, and that that has led to capability gaps and false economies, has not the time come to rethink the plan and to stop trying to get our defence on the cheap?
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Cancer: Drugs 23 Feb 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent discussions he has had with NHS England on the future re-evaluation of the Cancer Drugs Fund list.

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Conservative MP for Basildon and Billericay

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Also represented Billericay

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Defence
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Cancer
  • Departmental Buildings
  • Breast Cancer
  • Chiropody

Currently held offices

  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Whip, Whips (6 Jul 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Health (6 Jul 2004 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (1 Jul 2003 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (1 Jun 2002 to 1 Jun 2003)
  • Member, Education & Skills (12 Nov 2001 to 16 Dec 2002)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 32 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 65.35% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 12 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 381 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Monthly investment column in the FTs’ Investors Chronicle magazine. Address: Number One Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9HL. All fees waived in lieu of FT donations to charities of Mr Baron’s choice.
£500.  Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 10 February 2014)
£500.  Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 25 March 2014)
£500.  Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 8 April 2014)
£500.  Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 2 June 2014)
£500.  Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 24 June 2014)
£1,000.  Hours: 2 hrs (2 columns). (Registered 18 August 2014)
£500.  Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 11 September 2014)
£1,000.  Hours: 2 hrs (2 columns). (Registered 3 November 2014)
£500.  Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 9 December 2014)
£500. Hours 1hr (1 column). (Registered 6 January 2015)
Payments received from the Investors Chronicle magazine, for speaking at investment seminars. Address: Number One Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9HL:
£1,500 for speaking at an investment seminar. Hours: 1 hr 50 mins (including travel and preparation). (Registered 4 February 2015)
£210 received from the Telegraph, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT, for an article published on 7 July 2013. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 25 April 2014)
8. Land and Property
Two investment residential properties (one house, one flat) in London from which rental income is received. (Updated 5 December 2012)

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