John Baron

Ceidwadwyr MP ar gyfer Basildon and Billericay

General Election 2024

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Your MP (John Baron) represents you, and all of the people who live in Basildon and Billericay, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

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Ceidwadwyr MP ar gyfer Basildon and Billericay

Aeth i mewn i'r Tŷ'r Cyffredin ar 7 Mehefin 2001 — Etholiad cyffredinol

Also represented Billericay


Themau o ddiddordeb

John Baron campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Department of Health
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Cancer
  • Departmental Buildings
  • NHS: Negligence
  • Breast Cancer

Swyddogaethau cyfredol

  • Member, Treasury Committee (since 21 Tach 2022)
  • Member, Treasury Sub-Committee on Financial Services Regulations (since 21 Tach 2022)

Swyddogaethau eraill yn y gorffennol

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee ( 4 Gor 2022 to 14 Tach 2023)
  • Chair, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee ( 5 Ion 2016 to 3 Mai 2017)
  • Chair, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee ( 5 Ion 2016 to 3 Mai 2017)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee ( 8 Gor 2015 to 3 Mai 2017)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (12 Gor 2010 to 30 Maw 2015)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) ( 3 Gor 2007 to 6 Mai 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) ( 1 Gor 2003 to 3 Gor 2007)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) ( 1 Meh 2002 to 18 Maw 2003)
  • Member, Education & Skills Committee (12 Tach 2001 to 16 Rha 2002)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Ymddangosiadau diweddar

  • Valedictory Debate 24 May 2024

    Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker, for allowing me to catch your eye for what will be the last time in my 23 years in this place. Like all Members who have spoken in this wonderful debate, it is going to be a great wrench to leave the House. The only person who may have a slight skip in his step is Mr Speaker, who will no longer have to consider the many applications for urgent questions that I...
  • Prime Minister: Engagements 22 May 2024

    The best ways to help people with the cost of living are to cut their taxes, keep unemployment low and get inflation down—things that this Government are doing. What is the Prime Minister’s assessment of how the very welcome news of today’s reduction in inflation will help businesses and families with the costs that they face?
  • Defence Spending 24 Apr 2024

    Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker. I chair the 1922 defence committee, and the Secretary of State will know from Prime Minister’s questions that the whole Conservative party welcomes this announcement, but may I suggest that the message from the Government would carry so much greater resonance globally if the official Opposition also signed up to it? I am a former member of the armed forces,...

Mwy o ymddangosiadau diweddar John Baron

Register of Members’ Interests

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Last updated: 13 Mai 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Role, work or services: Columnist
From: 1 July 2009.
Payer: FT’s Investors' Chronicle, Number One Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9HL
Additional information: All fees are waived in lieu of FT donations to charities of my choice.
(Updated 22 June 2015, 11 August 2016, 2 July 2018 and 16 August 2023)
Remuneration: £1,000 a month
From: 1 September 2023.
Hours: 3 hrs a month
Paid directly to: charities of my choice.
(Registered 16 August 2023)
Role, work or services: Royalty payments for writing two editions of a book. The first edition was published in 2013, the second in 2021.
Payer: Pearson Education, Harlow CM17 9NA
Payment: £244.44
Received on: 21 March 2023. Hours: no additional hours.
(Registered 13 September 2023)
Payment: £213.46
Received on: 24 August 2023. Hours: no additional hours.
(Registered 13 September 2023)
Role, work or services: Chair Investment Committee of Baron and Grant Investment Management Limited
From: 1 January 2021.
Payer: Baron and Grant Investment Management Limited (a fund management company), 66 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LH
(Registered 8 November 2020; updated 7 June 2021)
Remuneration: £500 a month
From: 30 April 2021.
Hours: 5 hrs a month
(Registered 7 June 2021)
6. Land and property portfolio with a value over £100,000 and where indicated, the portfolio provides a rental income of over £10,000 a year
Type of land/property: Residential property (investment)
Number of properties: 2
Location: London
Rental income: Yes
(Updated 5 December 2012 and 17 July 2018)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Name of company or organisation: Equi Ltd
(Registered 5 July 2017; updated 7 June 2018 and 17 July 2018)
Name of company or organisation: Baron and Grant Investment Management Limited
Nature of business: A fund management company
Interest held: from 3 July 2020
(Registered 5 November 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
Director of Equi Ltd.
Date interest arose: 16 June 2015
(Registered 7 June 2018; updated 17 July 2018)

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