Sir John Cope

Former MP for Northavon

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Sir John Cope is a former MP for Northavon.

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Former MP for Northavon

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

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

Also represented Gloucestershire South

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry: Science Base 19 Mar 1997

    Will my hon. Friend confirm that much scientific research and development of the best quality is also done in industry? Contrary to what the hon. Member for Greenock and Port Glasgow (Dr. Godman) said, some of it is done by firms that have invested in this country: for example, the Hewlett-Packard laboratories on the edge of my constituency are the only laboratories that that world-class...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Defence Export Services Organisation 11 Mar 1997

    Will my right hon. Friend confirm that, at our last defence debate, 21 Labour Members were against all arms exports and defence sales of any sort? Their policies would be extremely damaging right across the board to the jobs to which he referred.
  • Avon Ring Road 6 Mar 1997

    I rise briefly to support what the hon. Member for Kingswood (Mr. Berry) has said. More of his constituents are affected than mine, but some of mine are affected in ways similar to those that he has outlined. The debate is not about road building in principle. I detected some hesitancy about road building in principle in some of the hon. Gentleman's remarks. I agree that we should be...

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