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[22 Jul 2014]
Baldry responds to concerns raised about Gaza

It is difficult for any of us to properly describe the nightmare that is now Gaza.

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[21 Jul 2014]
Oral Question (Education): Child care

Sir Tony Baldry (Banbury) (Con): May I reinforce the comments of the hon. Member for Leicester South (Jonathan Ashworth)? The whole House will consider my right hon. Friend’s promotion very well deserved. On child care, am I correct in thinking that the Government will cover 85% of the child care costs of about 300,000 families receiving universal credit and are seeking to ensure that work always pays?

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[21 Jul 2014]
Baldry welcomes fairer funding for local schools in North Oxfordshire

North Oxfordshire MP, Sir Tony Baldry has welcomed the announcement that the schools budget in Oxfordshire will increase by £3.5m.

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[16 Jul 2014]
Banbury unemployment falls to lowest number since May 2010

Sir Tony Baldry MP has welcome unemployment figures published today which show that unemployment in the Banbury constituency has fallen to its lowest level since May 2010.

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[15 Jul 2014]
Baldry comments on the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill

I fully understand the concerns of all those constituents who have got in touch with me regarding the Data Retention Bill. Indeed I understand them both as a Member of Parliament and as a lawyer and I appreciate that many of the early landmark cases on constitutional law relate to the powers of the state to intercept communications

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[15 Jul 2014]
Oral Question (Health): Carers

6. Sir Tony Baldry (Banbury) (Con): What steps his Department is taking to support carers. [904853]

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[14 Jul 2014]
Sir Tony welcomes approval of women bishops measure at Synod

Second Church Estates Commissioner, the Rt. Hon. Sir Tony Baldry has welcomed General Synod’s approval of the Women Bishops measure in York this afternoon.

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[10 Jul 2014]
Baldry contributes to debate on the UK’s justice and home affairs opt-outs

Sir Tony Baldry (Banbury) (Con): It is always a pleasure to follow a brother knight. I take this opportunity to echo the comments of the right hon. Member for Leicester East (Keith Vaz) in congratulating my hon. Friend the Member for Stone (Sir William Cash) on becoming a brother knight. The whole House should congratulate you, Madam Deputy Speaker, on having become a Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, an order of chivalry considerably more senior than that of we mere Knights Bachelor.

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[10 Jul 2014]
Sir Tony raises DSDA meeting in Business Questions

Sir Tony Baldry (Banbury) (Con): May we have a debate next week on the courtesies to be shown to Members of Parliament by the machinery of government to better enable us to do our jobs properly on behalf of our constituents? Is there any possible reason why the leader of the district council in my constituency, the chief executive and myself have been banned by Defence Ministers from meeting Neil Firth, who leads a defence and storage centre in Bicester?

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[10 Jul 2014]
Oral Question (Transport): Caledonian Sleeper Service

Sir Tony Baldry (Banbury) (Con): May I, on my birthday, reflect that the passage of time and progress are not always the same thing? Nothing will ever equal the excitement of a child at King’s Cross station taking the night sleeper steam train to Inverness and the highlands, and waking up at Aviemore to have kippers in the restaurant car. That is one of the many joys, like all-night sittings, that younger Members will never enjoy.