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[3 Mar 2015]
Oral Question (Foreign & Commonwealth Office): Bedouin Villages

Sir Tony Baldry (Banbury) (Con): Is the displacement of the Bedouin from the E1 area contrary to international humanitarian law—yes or no?

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[3 Mar 2015]
Baldry speaks in Child Sexual Exploitation (Oxfordshire) Urgent Question in the House

Sir Tony Baldry (Banbury) (Con): Does my right hon. Friend agree that every police officer, council official and social worker should consider whether a youngster is a child, and if they may be a child, they should be regarded as a child, listened to as a child and protected as a child, and that any professional who fails to provide that protection should risk disciplinary and criminal proceedings?

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[3 Mar 2015]
Baldry intervenes in Garden Town statement

Sir Tony Baldry (Banbury) (Con): Ebbsfleet is blessed in that there is already a Bishop of Ebbsfleet, which must be the first time that the bishop has come before the city, rather than a city creating a bishop. I want to raise two points. We will not need an urban development corporation for Bicester. All the land for it lies within the area of Cherwell district council, and we are determined to make a success of it, and to make a garden town for the 21st century of which the country can be proud. What we will need, however, is the Ministry of Defence to surrender every square foot of MOD land that it does not need as speedily as possible. As evidence that Cherwell district council is determined to get on with this as speedily as possible, as my hon. Friend the Minister will know but the House may not know, Cherwell had acquired land to build 1,900 self-build homes. This is an incredibly popular project. Local development orders are now in place. Queues of people are coming, wanting to acquire these plots for self-build homes. May I suggest that this project, witnessed by the Prime Minister yesterday, could be rolled out to other parts of the country, because there is clearly a large appetite among the public for building their own homes, as we have seen in Bicester?

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[3 Mar 2015]
More Patients Treated. More Operations. More Tests. More activity in the NHS.

Speaking in Oxford last Saturday, at a dinner in support of the Oxford East Conservative Candidate Melanie Magee, North Oxfordshire MP Sir Tony Baldry highlighted the significant increase in activity in the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust over the last five years.

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[27 Feb 2015]
Sir Tony addresses Oxford East Conservative Association

I am very pleased and indeed proud to be here to support Melanie Magee. I have known Melanie for many years. I know Melanie to be an excellent Town and District Councillor. As it happens, Melanie represents two different Wards on the Town and District Councils but is exemplary in her commitment to all of her electors.

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[26 Feb 2015]
Baldry defends outside interests in Commons debate

Sir Tony Baldry (Banbury) (Con): I am grateful to you, Mr Speaker, for calling me to speak in what, according to the House of Commons Library, will be my 650th contribution to proceedings in this Parliament. That puts me well in the top per cent. of all Members of Parliament, including Ministers, for contributions. I refer to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests, which is to be found on page 11. I am a practising barrister, the director of two public companies and three private companies, and a partner in a film partnership.

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[25 Feb 2015]
Baldry asks Prime Minister to set out long-term economic plan

Q14. [907706] Sir Tony Baldry (Banbury) (Con): It being so successful, I wonder if—for the convenience of the House and particularly for Opposition Members—my right hon. Friend could set out the details of our long-term economic plan.

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[24 Feb 2015]
Oral Question (Health): GP Retirement

Sir Tony Baldry (Banbury) (Con): Does my hon. Friend agree that this is not just a matter of the total number of GPs? Quite a lot of GPs now want to work part time, and quite a lot now want to be salaried rather than being partners. Is he confident that the model that was set up in 1948, which effectively means that each GP practice is its own separate, private business, is still suitable in the 21st century?

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[24 Feb 2015]
Bicester MP welcomes Bellway’s contribution to superfast broadband for the Kingsmere development

E. F. Ayres, the Chief Executive of Bellway Homes, has confirmed to Bicester MP Sir Tony Baldry that Bellway Homes will contribute their share of the funding to secure Superfast Broadband at the Kingsmere Development which will enable the Bellway Homes properties on the Kingsmere Estate to be able to access Superfast Broadband.

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[23 Feb 2015]
Huffington Post UK: To Attack or Subvert Any One Nato Country Is to Attack Us All

The lessons of our grandfathers is that in foreign policy there needs to be some very clear red line. For those of us brought up in the post war world, we need continuously to assert that for us those red lines include the boundaries of every fellow NATO state.