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 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 a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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John Baron quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

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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 (since 12 Jul 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 49 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 64.94% 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") 388 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 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 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)
£500.  Hours: 1 hr (1 column). (Registered 25 February 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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