John Baron MP

October 5, 2018

Clamber aboard the ‘Canada +’ life raft, Prime Minister!

Despite her Salzburg mauling, and Labour’s continued Brexit jumble, the Prime Minister remains adrift, clinging to her Chequers Agreement. I strongly advise her to jump ship into the ‘Canada +’ free trade life raft, says John Baron MP.
August 22, 2018

John Baron MP: Delivering a Tory majority 

A one-nation conservative agenda lies at the heart of delivering a healthy Conservative majority at the next election. The Government must match its rhetoric on Brexit, deliver tax cuts, build more affordable housing,  return law and order to our streets and improve the NHS, says John Baron MP.
July 26, 2018

Steady your nerve! Brexit is on the horizon

The public continues to be mis-sold the implications of Brexit. Rather than the dour predictions we need to switch the narrative to one that talks up Brexit’s advantages rather than treating it as a grave problem in need of a painful solution, John Baron writes. 
July 1, 2018

Britain can’t tax its way to prosperity

John Baron calls on the Government to deliver on its ‘One Nation’ vision by delivering tax reductions to spur on a virtuous circle of lessening the cost of living for households up and down the country.  
June 18, 2018

EU Withdrawal Bill: Labour and the real Brexit showdown

Contrary to media speculation, the recent votes on the EU Withdrawal Bill show that the real Brexit fight is being fought not among on Tory benches, but among Labour’s, says John Baron MP.
May 25, 2018

Cancer bureaucracy’s costing lives

The Government needs to address the bureaucracy that exists around cancer spending, says John Baron. 
May 4, 2018

Brexit offers chance to reform our immigration system needs

Windrush demonstrates the need to reform our immigration system. Brexit offers us that opportunity, says John Baron MP.
March 31, 2018

Theresa May: on steady course to victory

Theresa May is as secure in her position as she has ever been, says John Baron. Holding firm on her current course there is no reason why she can’t lead the Conservatives to victory at the next election.
February 28, 2018

The Government must not neglect our soft power status

 Just as diplomacy helps to de-escalate tension and avoid conflict, ‘soft power’ also has a valuable role to play, both in promoting understanding, sharing knowledge and developing international bonds between nations.  While admittedly less tangible, soft power has just as important a role to play, argues John Baron MP.
January 26, 2018

Military cuts threaten our national security

The anticipated cuts in the forthcoming National Security Capability Review risk undermining our armed forces at a time when the threat to our national security is rising argues John Baron MP.
December 21, 2017

NHS points scoring is hindering progress

When it comes to cancer survival rates, we continue to lag behind our European rivals. To tackle this problem, we need a health service focussed on long-term patient survival rather than party political points scoring, says John Baron MP.
November 28, 2017

Our ‘One-Nation’ vision remains out of sight

Last week’s Budget was not without merit, measures to support home ownership and further funding for Brexit contingency planning are welcome, but it failed to deliver on our Party’s core belief in one-nation conservatism, says John Baron MP.
October 30, 2017

‘No deal’ anguish signals Project Fear mark II

We mustn't fall for Project Fear II, says John Baron MP.
September 25, 2017

Manchester: May must deliver vision for victory

In her forthcoming Party conference speech, the Prime Minister needs to project an optimistic vision for what the Party stands for and what it seeks to achieve. If successful, there is no reason why she cannot lead the Party on to electoral victory, argues John Baron MP.
July 15, 2016

On cancer, we’re still the sick man of Europe

Despite progress, the UK’s cancer survival rates still lag behind those of our European neighbours, writes John Baron MP.
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