Mr Cyril Townsend

Former MP for Bexleyheath

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Mr Cyril Townsend is a former MP for Bexleyheath.

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Former MP for Bexleyheath

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

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

Also represented Bexley Bexleyheath

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Iran 12 Mar 1997

    Does my right hon. and learned Friend agree that neither western Europe's critical dialogue nor the United States' policy of dual containment have been particularly successful in recent years? When a new course is being decided, will he resist the temptation to turn Iran into a pariah state, beyond the bounds of the international community? Does he agree that Teheran is just the sort of place...
  • War Crimes 5 Mar 1997

    Will my hon. Friend give way?
  • War Crimes 5 Mar 1997

    I am grateful for the opportunity to debate again the War Crimes Act 1991. I last had an Adjournment debate on the subject on 9 July 1992. Since then, of course, Britain's first war crimes trial has collapsed. My message is clear—the absurd business should never have begun and should now be brought immediately to a halt before further police time and public money are wasted. The case...

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