John Baron

Basildon and Billericay Conservative

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How John Baron voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted strongly against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails

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John Baron quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Dealing with the Past 2 Apr 2014

    In order to give lasting peace the best chance, there has to be equity and balance when addressing the past. Given the way in which the on-the-run letters contrast with how some ex-soldiers fear they might be treated, will the Secretary of State look at the ongoing peace process in the round to ensure that there is balance?
  • Written Answers — Northern Ireland: On-the-runs: Letters 2 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what progress has been made on the review of so-called letters of comfort issued to on-the-runs.
  • Written Answers — Health: Colorectal Cancer 1 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people were eligible for and participated in the bowel cancer screening programme in (a) England, (b) each of the five regional programme hubs and (c) each of the 59 regional screening centres in (i) 2009-10, (ii) 2010-11, (iii) 2011-12, and (iv) 2012-13.

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Conservative MP for Basildon and Billericay


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Topics of interest

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

Other offices held in the past

  • Whip, Whips (6 Jul 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Health (6 Jul 2004 to 6 Jul 2007)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 70 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 25 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 68.55% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 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") 353 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

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 2 May 2013)
£500. Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 12 June 2013)
£500. Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 25 June 2013)
£1,000. Hours: 2 hrs (2 columns). (Registered 23 August 2013)
£500. Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 11 September 2013)
£500. Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 16 October 2013)
£500.  Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 7 November 2013)
£500.  Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 12 December 2013)
£500.  Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 30 January 2014)
£500.  Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 10 February 2014)
£500.  Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 25 March 2014)
Payments received from the Investors Chronicle magazine, for speaking at investment seminars. Address: Number One Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9HL:
£3,000 for speaking at two investment seminars; £1,500 each. Hours: 1 hr 50 mins each (including travel and preparation); 3 hrs 40 mins in total. (Registered 23 August 2013)
£3,000 for speaking at two investment seminars; £1,500 each. Hours: 1 hr 50 mins each (including travel and preparation); 3 hrs 40 mins in total. (Registered 30 January 2014)
£4,000 received as advance for book published by Pearson Plc of 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL. Hours: approx 150 hrs. (Registered 11 September 2013)
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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