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.

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Recent appearances

  • Home Department: Small Boat Channel Crossings 18 Oct 2021

    I warmly welcome the Minister and, indeed, the Government’s forthcoming legislation on this issue, but may I urge on him the utmost haste and speed in delivering it to this House for our consideration? The trade, as it were, of human trafficking is a hideous crime. Lives are being lost now. It is making a laughing stock of the two systems on both sides of the channel. We need to put a stop...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Members: Correspondence 30 Sep 2021

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to respond to correspondence dated 4 June 2021 and chase up correspondence dated 2 July, 2 August and 7 September 2021 from the hon. Member for Basildon and Billericay regarding his constituent, reference JB32688.
  • Aukus 16 Sep 2021

    I very much welcome the Prime Minister’s announcement. One of the reasons that some of us have opposed our foreign interventions since 2003 is that we felt they acted as a distraction from many greater dangers around the world, including in Indochina, so this agreement is very welcome. Will the Prime Minister confirm, though, the extent to which jobs and skills in this country will be...

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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 Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Department of Health
  • Home Department
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • 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: 18 Oct 2021.

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)
From 1 January 2021, Chair of the Investment Committee of Baron and Grant Investment Management Limited, 66 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LH; a fund management company. Between 3 July 2020 and 1 January 2021, I was a person with significant control. (Registered 08 November 2020; updated 07 June 2021)
17 May 2021, received £2,000 for January 2021 to April 2021. Hours: 20 hrs in total. (Registered 07 June 2021)
From 30 April 2021 until further notice, I receive £500 a month. Hours: 5 hrs month. First payment received on 17 May 2021. (Registered 07 June 2021)
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)
From 3 July 2020, Baron and Grant Investment Management Limited; a fund management company. (Registered 05 November 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
From 16 June 2015, Director of Equi Ltd. (Registered 07 June 2018; updated 17 July 2018)

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