John Baron’s voting in Parliament
John Baron is a Conservative MP, and 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 consistently voted against military action against ISIL (Daesh), while most Conservative MPs consistently voted for. Show votes
John Baron almost always voted against use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
John Baron consistently voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
John Baron generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
John Baron generally voted against the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
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Last updated: 29 Jun 2017
Thank you, Mr Speaker. My hon. Friend the Member for Elmet and Rothwell (Alec Shelbrooke) is obviously a man of taste. The Government have previously acknowledged that the cutting of the food coupon in the Syrian refugee camps in the summer of 2013 led to the mass exodus thereafter. While acknowledging the UK’s proud track record on humanitarian aid, will my right hon. Friend make it...
What lessons does my right hon. Friend take from the Australian Government, who negotiated free trade deals with China, Japan and South Korea in very short order by focusing on trade itself rather than getting bogged down in disputes with regard to standards, legalities and regulations?
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Conservative MP for Basildon and Billericay
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Also represented Billericay
Topics of interest
John Baron campaigned to leave the European Union
- Home Department
- Department of Health
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Members: Correspondence
- Departmental Buildings
- Breast Cancer
Other offices held in the past
- Chair, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee (5 Jan 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- 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 18 Mar 2003)
- Member, Education & Skills Committee (12 Nov 2001 to 16 Dec 2002)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all John Baron’s speeches
- Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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") 425 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 31 Jul 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
Until further notice, £600 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
and 11 August 2016
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two investment residential properties (one house, one flat) in London: (i) and (ii). (Updated 5 December 2012
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Equi Ltd; reporting on the progress of seven real investment trust portfolios. (Registered 05 July 2017
View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register
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