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 strongly against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails

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John Baron quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: EU Council, Security and Middle East 1 Sep 2014

    The policy of talking loudly but carrying a small stick is often found wanting quite quickly. Does the Prime Minister concede that cutting 20,000 front-line troops risks sending the wrong message not only to our potential adversaries, but to our NATO partners as he rightly prepares to encourage them to increase their defence spending?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions 22 Jul 2014

    Given the appalling events in eastern Ukraine and the fact that our EU neighbours seem reluctant to adopt a robust line against the bully in the playground, has the time not come for the UK to lead by example and to close our financial services to Russia?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 2 Jul 2014

    One in three of our nuclear test veterans’ descendants has been born with a serious medical condition. Given that our cross-party campaign seeks recognition and not compensation, including an ex gratia payment by the Government into a charitable fund to help those in need, will the Prime Minister, following our last meeting in April, clear the logjam, recognise the veterans and finally...

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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

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 51 debates in the last year — 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 WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 66.88% 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") 361 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 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 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)
£500.  Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 8 April 2014)
£500.  Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 2 June 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)
£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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