A selection of John Baron's votes
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Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 14 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
9 votes for, 2 votes against, 2 absences, between 2008–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
5 votes for, 7 votes against, between 2004–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 6 absences, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2017
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I commend the Prime Minister for her handling of triggering article 50, and indeed for respecting the wishes of the British electorate in the referendum. May I suggest that there is another reason to make sure that guaranteeing the rights of EU nationals—both those living here and those on the continent—should be a very high priority? Not only is it the right thing to do and will...
What assessment he has made of the potential effect of the EU general data protection regulation on the availability of data for research in the health sector.
I thank the Minister for that answer, but I have to tell her that when the EU’s general data protection regulation becomes enforceable next year, that will make it more difficult to share data. Cancer charities, including Cancer Research UK, are concerned because the progress of life-saving research, especially into rare and children’s cancers, would not have been possible were...
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Former Conservative MP for Basildon and Billericay
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for 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 23 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all John Baron’s speeches
- Has received answers to 7 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 59.53% 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.
- 86 people are tracking this MP
- 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: 2 May 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
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