John Baron

Conservative MP for Basildon and Billericay

High Speed Rail

MPs have voted on funding and giving permission for a new high speed rail network, connecting at least London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Sheffield, Leeds, and Manchester.

Photo: Jon Curnow

John Baron almost always voted against new high speed rail infrastructure

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about new high speed rail infrastructure:

  • On 15 Jul 2019: John Baron was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (West Midlands — Crewe) Bill — Third Reading — Phase 2a of HS2 — Fradley Wood to Crewe Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2018: John Baron was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (West Midlands — Crewe) Bill — Second Reading — High Speed 2 Phase 2 — Fradley to Crewe Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2016: John Baron voted against the construction of the HS2 rail link from London to Birmingham. Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2014: John Baron voted against a High Speed Rail link between London and the West Midlands. Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2014: John Baron voted against a High Speed Rail link between London and the West Midlands. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2013: John Baron voted against spending money on preparations for a high speed rail network connecting at least London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Sheffield, Leeds, and Manchester. Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2013: John Baron voted against spending money on preparations for a high speed rail network connecting at least London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Sheffield, Leeds, and Manchester. Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2013: John Baron voted against spending money on preparations for a high speed rail network connecting at least London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Sheffield, Leeds, and Manchester. Show vote

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