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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 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.
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John Baron has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
I am listening carefully to what my right hon. Friend is saying, but this is not just an issue of how best to encourage communication and expertise within the system; Chilcot was also saying that there was a lack of investment and proper sighting of events on the ground. That can be put right only through long-term investment to ensure that we are better sighted, so that we have a better idea...
I suggest that Iraq 2003 ranks with Suez in a catalogue of British foreign policy disasters. It cost the lives of more than 200 British nationals and many tens of thousands of Iraqi nationals and citizens, and set in train a terrible sequence of events, including a vicious civil war and a fundamental alteration in the balance of power in the region. Thirteen years later, we are still living...
I do not think that we are saying different things. I am not suggesting that there was intentional deceit. What I am suggesting is that many of us in this place did not question sufficiently the evidence that was before us. The report from the Joint Intelligence Committee was full of caveats and holes, yet we relied on the Prime Minister’s interpretation, which was given in his foreword...
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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
- Department of Health
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Members: Correspondence
- Departmental Buildings
- Breast Cancer
Currently held offices
- Chair, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee (since 5 Jan 2016)
- 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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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 11 Jul 2016.
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
27 October 2015
, payment of £500 from Farrers and Co (legal firm), 66 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LH, for speaking at the Laurence Stacey Memorial Debate on 14 October 2015. Hours: 3 hrs. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 10 November 2015
5 November 2015, payment of £2,000 from Cenkos Securities Plc, 6.7.8 Tokenhouse Yard, London EC2R 7AS, for speaking at a lunch debate on 5 October 2015. Hours: 2 hrs. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 17 December 2015
3 December 2015, payment of £1,500 from the Financial Times, 1 Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9HL, for speaking at an investment seminar on 8 October 2015. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 17 December 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 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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