John Baron’s voting in Parliament
John Baron is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, John Baron sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
John Baron almost always voted against use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for.
John Baron generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for.
John Baron generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for.
John Baron generally voted against the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for.
John Baron generally voted against requiring the mass retention of information about communications, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for.
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John Baron sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament
That is very kind and generous, Madam Deputy Speaker. I would like to thank all who contributed today—it proves how much expertise has been brought to bear in such a well-informed debate from all sides. I would like to thank the Minister once again for stepping into the cancer Minister’s shoes and for answering our questions. I am sure he will want to answer some further questions...
The Minister is absolutely right to say that we have made great strides, and the Government are to be congratulated on playing their full part in that, but may I gently remind him that as we have made great strides, other countries have made great strides? The debate is largely about the fact that we are still well behind European averages on survival rates. The first year survival rate in...
The hon. Gentleman is a good friend of the all-party group on cancer. He will already know this, but it is worth putting it on the record that the separate all-party groups on cancer are endeavouring to get their act together and to speak with one voice where there is a common interest—and there are many when it comes to cancer.
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Conservative MP for Basildon and Billericay
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Also represented Billericay
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Members: Correspondence
- Departmental Buildings
- Breast Cancer
Currently held offices
- Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister (Health) (1 Jul 2003 to 3 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Minister (Health) (1 Jun 2002 to 1 Jun 2003)
- Member, Education & Skills Committee (12 Nov 2001 to 16 Dec 2002)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 47 written questions in the last year — above 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 60.77% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
- 92 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Baron’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 404 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.
1. Employment and earnings
Until further notice, I receive £500 a month for an investment column in the FT
’s Investors' Chronicle magazine. Address: Number One Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9HL. All fees are waived in lieu of FT donations to charities of Mr Baron’s choice. Hours: 1 hr a month (1 column). (Updated 22 June 2015
£500, received 8 April 2015
. Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 28 May 2015)
£500, received 8 May 2015. Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 28 May 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 04 February 2015)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: ICM
Investment Research Ltd
Address of donor: Suite 29 Forum House, Stirling Road, Chichester PO19 7DN
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Rugby World Cup
quarter final ticket and lunch; £316
Date received: 17 October 2015
Date accepted: 17 October 2015
Donor status: company, registration 3319375
(Registered 26 October 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two investment residential properties (one house, one flat) in London (Updated 5 December 2012
): (i) and (ii)
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