Mr John Cockcroft

Former MP for Nantwich

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Mr John Cockcroft is a former MP for Nantwich.

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Former MP for Nantwich

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

Left the House of Commons on 7 April 1979 — General election

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Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — The Civil Service 15 Jan 1979

    I wish to say a few words based on my own experience in the Civil Service. In 1958, I took and passed the Civil Service exam and perhaps mistakenly went into journalism, in Fleet Street, instead. Years later, I was seconded from industry, from Guest Keen and Nettlefolds, to the Treasury, where I had the privilege of working for the present Prime Minister, which must be an unusual if not...
  • Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration 1 Dec 1978

    I should like to add my appreciation of the services of Sir Idwal Pugh. In my experience as a Back Bencher, I have found that he has great humanity and great conscientiousness in fulfilling his duties. Many of my constituents are delighted to know that he has addressed himself to their problems, even when he is not able to help directly. They are, of course, even more delighted when he can do...
  • European Monetary System 29 Nov 1978

    The House and the country are undoubtedly facing an extraordinarily difficult decision. To that extent, this is one of the most important debates that has taken place in this Chamber for a long time. We face a deadline which is not of our making, which is creeping up on us daily, and a decision must shortly be made. The short-term disadvantages of joining the proposed European monetary...

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