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Simon Baynes is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Simon Baynes sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
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Having had the privilege of serving on the Bill Committee, and therefore having analysed it in detail, I believe the Bill ensures that the Government have the necessary powers to scrutinise and intervene in business transactions, such as takeovers, to protect national security. I, too, welcome the Secretary of State to his new role, and congratulate the Ministers, their team, the...
What steps her Department has taken to promote food and drink exports from across the UK.
The Prime Minister’s Brexit deal is a great achievement, but could my right hon. Friend help with problems being experienced by companies delivering goods to Northern Ireland, such as dairy wholesaler Spear UK in Llandrillo in my constituency of Clwyd South, which saw delays last week due to additional paperwork and permanent extra costs for the customs agent and veterinary oversight?
Conservative MP for Clwyd South
Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election
Last updated: 18 Jan 2021.
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