John Baron

Conservative MP for Basildon and Billericay

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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 almost always voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • John Baron generally voted against the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of John Baron’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit John Baron’s full vote analysis page for more.

John Baron has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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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

John Baron campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Department of Health
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Cancer
  • Departmental Buildings
  • NHS: Negligence
  • Chiropody

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee (5 Jan 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
From 1 July 2018 until further notice, £800 (previously £600) a month for a monthly 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 my choice. Hours: 1 hr a month (1 column). (Updated 22 June 2015, 11 August 2016 and 02 July 2018)
Payments received from Pearson Education, Harlow, Essex CM17 9NA, for writing a book:
2 November 2019, received advance of £1,500 for a revised edition of my book. Expected hours: 50 hrs. (Registered 09 January 2020)
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 in London: (i) and (ii). (Updated 05 December 2012 and 17 July 2018)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Equi Ltd. (Registered 05 July 2017; updated 07 June 2018 and 17 July 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
From 16 June 2015, Director of Equi Ltd. (Registered 07 June 2018; updated 17 July 2018)

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