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[27 Mar 2015]
Tony Baldry to become a Patron of Katharine House Hospice

Sir Tony Baldry who is standing down from Parliament is to become a Patron of Katharine House Hospice. Shortly after the Katharine House Hospice was opened, Tony Baldry helped set up in Parliament with the late Labour MP, Jack Ashley, the first All Party Hospice Support Group.

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[26 Mar 2015]
Church of England welcomes Royal Assent for Lords Spiritual (Women) Act

The Church of England has welcomed Royal Assent today for an Act that will bring forward the introduction of the first women diocesan bishops into the House of Lords.

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[26 Mar 2015]
Sir Tony stands down as Member of Parliament for North Oxfordshire

As Parliament has now dissolved, Sir Tony has now ceased to be a Member of Parliament.

Sir Tony said:

“It has been an enormous privilege to serve the people of North Oxfordshire for almost a third of century. I am incredibly grateful to all those who have supported me over the years, particularly my loyal staff without whom my office would not have operated so smoothly.”

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[26 Mar 2015]
Baldry welcomes £100,000 roof grant for St Mary’s Banbury

Banbury MP, the Rt. Hon. Sir Tony Baldry has today welcomed news that St Mary’s Banbury will receive £100,000 towards the repair of its roof.

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[26 Mar 2015]
Chancellor announces details of church roof grants

Chancellor awards £30 million funding package for listed places of worship today, with second round of £25 million to open for 2015-16

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[24 Mar 2015]
Tony Baldry MP supports Contact the Elderly’s mission to tackle loneliness in older people

With more than one million isolated people aged 75 and over across the UK, North Oxfordshire MP, Sir Tony Baldry, is supporting Contact the Elderly in its ambition to help lonely older people in his constituency.

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[22 Mar 2015]
Sir Tony’s last public duty

On Sunday, North Oxfordshire MP Sir Tony Baldry carried out his last public duty in Banbury prior to Parliament dissolving at the end of the month. Sir Tony will cease to be an MP at dissolution.

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[20 Mar 2015]
Sir Tony supports Bloxham School Young Enterprise team

On Friday 20 March, North Oxfordshire MP visited Bloxham School where he met with the ‘Re Hide’ Young Enterprise Team.

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[20 Mar 2015]
Baldry makes final Commons speech in Budget debate

I should firstly, in my capacity as Second Church Estates Commissioner, and soon to be Chair of the Church Buildings Council, like very sincerely to thank the Chancellor the £40 million announced in the Budget towards the repairs of church roofs. This is in addition to the £15 million for the Church Roof Funds made available by the Chancellor a little while ago and £20 million made available for repairs to our cathedrals.