Mr John Cartwright

Former MP for Woolwich

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Ex-Service Personnel (Housing) 4 Feb 1992

    When the Minister next talks to the local authorities about this issue, will he point out that many of them no longer give rehousing priority to ex-service personnel, but expect them to go through the normal homeless families procedures? Does he agree that that is a pretty poor way in which to treat people who have given their lives to the service of their country?
  • Orders of the Day — Child Abuse (Teachers) 16 Jan 1992

    I am glad to have the chance at a comparatively civilised hour to draw attention to the particular problems facing teachers dealing with allegations of child abuse. I should make it clear at the outset that I act as a parliamentary consultant to the Professional Association of Teachers and that much of what I shall say tonight will be based on the practical experience of PAT members. I should...
  • Orders of the Day — Child Abuse (Teachers) 16 Jan 1992

    Anyone dismissed before then has no recourse to an industrial tribunal, either to claim unfair dismissal or to require the employer to provide written reasons for dismissal. The Professional Association of Teachers has produced details of a particularly disturbing case in which a teacher in the independent sector was summarily dismissed very rapidly after making serious allegations against a...

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Former MP for Woolwich

Entered the House of Commons on 10 October 1974 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 16 March 1992 — General election

Also represented Greenwich Woolwich East

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