John Cryer

Former Labour MP for Leyton and Wanstead

@JohnCryerMP

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John Cryer is a former MP for Leyton and Wanstead.

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Profile

Former Labour MP for Leyton and Wanstead

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 May 2024 — Dissolved for election

Also represented Hornchurch

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Topics of interest

John Cryer campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Treasury
  • Constitutional Treaty
  • European Constitution
  • Hospital Treatment
  • Prison Service
  • Term-time Working

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Administration Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 30 May 2024)
  • Member, Administration Committee (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Administration Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Justice Committee (24 Feb 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 14 Nov 2011)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 13 May 2002)
  • Member, Deregulation Committee (29 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)

Future MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Palestinians: Visa Scheme — [Martin Vickers in the Chair] 13 May 2024

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  • Palestinians: Visa Scheme — [Martin Vickers in the Chair] 13 May 2024

    I am grateful to my hon. Friend; she is being generous. On family visa schemes, when I wrote to the Minister asking if there was a possibility of family visas, he wrote back saying that “our approach must be considered in the round rather than on a crisis-by-crisis basis.” Does she think that this is a fairly novel approach? When there were crises in Afghanistan, Ukraine and Hong Kong,...
  • Water Safety Education 7 May 2024

    I beg to move, That this House has considered the provision of water safety education in schools. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Stringer. I thank Mr Speaker for choosing this debate, which I am delighted to have secured. It is on a subject that is of great importance to me as vice-chair of the all-party parliamentary group on swimming, and I am sure that it is a matter...

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