John Austin

Former Labour MP for Erith and Thamesmead

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John Austin is a former MP for Erith and Thamesmead.

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Former Labour MP for Erith and Thamesmead

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

Also represented Woolwich

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Trade and Industry
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Railways
  • Dartford Crossing
  • Bujagali Dam (Uganda)
  • Israel
  • National Offender Management Service

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) ( 7 Nov 2007 to 8 Dec 2009)
  • Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee ( 1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Health Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 1 Nov 2005)
  • Member, Health Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)

Future MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Health: Osteoporosis: Health Services 9 Feb 2010

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will issue guidance to primary care trusts implementing local enhanced services on incentives for primary care health professionals to identify and treat men and women over the age of 50 with (a) osteoporosis and (b) a history of fragility fractures.
  • Written Answers — Prime Minister: Armed Forces: Compensation 1 Feb 2010

    To ask the Prime Minister what further consideration he has given to the matters raised in the letters from the hon. Member for Erith and Thamesmead of 15 April, 28 May and 8 December 2009 on the treatment of compensation payments and calculation of benefits in respect of service personnel killed in action.
  • Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Public Sector 28 Jan 2010

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what assessment he has made of the value for money of operating rail passenger services under public ownership; and if he will make a statement.

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Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

11. Miscellaneous
Director (unremunerated), Council for the Advancement of Arab British Understanding.

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