Mr Jonathan Aitken

Former MP for South Thanet

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Mr Jonathan Aitken is a former MP for South Thanet.

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Former MP for South Thanet

Entered the House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 8 April 1997 — General election

Also represented Thanet East

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Recent appearances

  • Revenue Support Grant (Kent) 5 Feb 1997

    I congratulate my hon. Friend on his splendid recitation of the high economic crimes and misdemeanours that the Lib-Lab county council leadership have inflicted on the people of Kent. My hon. Friend has mentioned borrowing. May I point out, as a former Chief Secretary to the Treasury, that there has been mismanagement not only by Lib-Lab councillors but by Lib-Lab financial alcoholics. They...
  • Schedule 2: Kent Capital Challenge 4 Dec 1996

    Despite the lateness of the hour, I am grateful for this opportunity to raise a matter of great importance to my constituents. I am also grateful to the Minister, who will reply with his usual courtesy. The debate marks a small milestone in parliamentary history, because it is the first time that the House has debated the capital challenge funding scheme or any bids submitted under it. The...
  • Bill Presented: Tourism 29 Nov 1996

    My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State, in her excellent and comprehensive speech, made it clear that we are debating a success story—the story of an expanding, increasingly professional industry that is growing in terms of invisible exports, investment and employment. We had to pinch ourselves during the speech of the right hon. Member for Copeland (Dr. Cunningham) to remember that...

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