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Results 1–20 of 3531 for speaker:John Baron

Prime Minister: Engagements (25 Mar 2020)

John Baron: I commend the Prime Minister and all those on the frontline for their handling of this situation. I have raised with him previously the importance of reaching out to all the elderly and vulnerable who live alone, regardless of their health, so that no one is left behind. May I raise with him, as a former Foreign Secretary, the plight of the British Council? It is running out of money. It has...

Treasury: Topical Questions (24 Mar 2020)

John Baron: I commend the Chancellor and his team for the robust policy response that we have seen to this crisis so far, but may I ask them to continue to focus laser-like on the issue of cash flow, which is particularly important to smaller businesses, particularly important to the workforce, and particularly important to the vulnerable groups in society? That issue of cash flow is probably the most...

Local Government Responsibilities: Public Services (18 Mar 2020)

John Baron: I welcome this as a nudge in the right direction. Although I appreciate the “dear colleague” letter we have all received and what the Minister has just said, there is still a vulnerable group of people who risk being overlooked by the Government’s initiatives, and that is the elderly and vulnerable who live on their own, whether or not they are ill. There is a risk that they will be...

Local Government Responsibilities: Public Services (18 Mar 2020)

John Baron: I do not want to test the Minister’s patience, but I want clarity on this issue. This is not just about those who may be self-isolating or who may be ill; it is about people living on their own who we simply do not know about, whether or not they are healthy. We have to reach out and find out. Is that what the Minister is saying from the Dispatch Box?

Economic Update (17 Mar 2020)

John Baron: I commend the Chancellor for this package of measures as far as they go, and we understand that it is a moving narrative, but I particularly urge him to focus on the importance of cash flow when it comes to smaller businesses and the self-employed. However, can I raise with him a group of people who so far have not been mentioned, which is the elderly and the vulnerable who live alone? There...

Covid-19 (16 Mar 2020)

John Baron: In welcoming this package of measures, I very much urge my right hon. Friend to encourage businesses to be as flexible as possible so that employees can work from home, and to step up testing for emergency and public sector workers. Will he particularly focus on the elderly and the vulnerable who are living alone? There is a risk that in this sort of scenario they become inadvertently...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Animal Welfare: Standards (12 Feb 2020)

John Baron: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what responsibilities local authorities have to ensure high standards of animal welfare in their area.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination (6 Feb 2020)

John Baron: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to ask the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation to make an assessment of the potential merits of a catch-up HPV vaccination programme for boys currently older than 12 to 13 years of age.

Middle East: Security (7 Jan 2020)

John Baron: Very few countries’ hands are completely clean in the region. A key part of the problem is that there has been a lack of a co-ordinated, overarching peace process, particularly now that the Iranian nuclear deal is dead. Does my right hon. Friend agree that from our point of view the elephant in the room is that we need to spend more on our defence and diplomacy—raise that expenditure—in...

European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (20 Dec 2019)

John Baron: Given that Australia negotiated trade deals with Japan, South Korea and China, all within 18 months, and that we have had 47 years of integration, does my right hon. Friend agree that there is no reason why we cannot negotiate a good trade deal with the EU by the end of next year, as long as there is good will on its side?

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Negligence (31 Oct 2019)

John Baron: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the criteria by which the NHS assess the merits of clinical negligence claims prior to litigation.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Negligence (31 Oct 2019)

John Baron: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the merits of the practice of the NHS paying their lawyers the same fee regardless of the outcome of a claim.

Prime Minister: Engagements (30 Oct 2019)

John Baron: We all remember that the Opposition parties never wanted to give the people an EU referendum, even opposing our amendment to the 2013 Queen’s Speech, selected by you, Mr Speaker, an early Brexiteer, regretting the absence of a referendum Bill. Given that they have done everything they can to delay our departure, as we head into Christmas may I urge the Prime Minister, whatever their antics,...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: Diagnosis (29 Oct 2019)

John Baron: What steps he is taking to increase the rate of early cancer diagnosis.

Health and Social Care: Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment (29 Oct 2019)

John Baron: The Secretary of State is absolutely right in his intent to put the one-year cancer survival metric at the very heart of the cancer strategy, to encourage earlier diagnosis, which the all-party parliamentary group on cancer has long campaigned for. Will the Government ensure that adequate funding is attached to the metric, so that we can finally start closing the gap on international survival...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Negligence (28 Oct 2019)

John Baron: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the financial implications for the NHS of the level of damages payments issued to resolve clinical negligence claims before legal proceedings; and if he will review the NHS policy of avoiding litigation.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Legal Costs (28 Oct 2019)

John Baron: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of paying NHS lawyers regardless of case outcome on (a) incentivising deny-delay-defend behaviour, (b) prolonging indefensible cases and (c) rewarding poor assessment of case merits prior to litigation.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Legal Costs (28 Oct 2019)

John Baron: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to pay NHS lawyers by (a) fixed fees, (b) capped fees and (c) conditional fees according to the success of the defence; and if he will make a statement.

Business of the House (24 Oct 2019)

John Baron: Can the Leader of the House confirm that 95% of the Prime Minister’s deal essentially remains unchanged from the deal that preceded it, and we had three and a half years to scrutinise that, so this should not take too long?

European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (22 Oct 2019)

John Baron: The right hon. Lady referred to me, so I thank her for giving way. Some of us were shaking our heads because we disagree with one or two of the factual statements made by the right hon. Member for East Antrim, but we are happy to pursue that conversation afterwards. As somebody who served in the troubles in the 1980s, I know that the Union means a lot to many ex-soldiers on both sides of the...


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