John Cockcroft (politician)

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John Hoyle Cockcroft (born 6 July 1934)[1] is a British Conservative politician.

Cockcroft served as a Lieutenant in the Royal Army from 1953 to 1955.[1] He worked as a journalist from 1959 to 1974, and again 1981 through 1986, writing for the Financial Times, Daily Telegraph, and Sunday Telegraph.[1] He was Member of Parliament for Nantwich in Cheshire from February 1974 until 1979.[1][2][3] He has served on numerous boards and commissions.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e John Cockcroft listing at Debrett's website. Accessed 1 February 2010.
  2. ^ Mr John Cockcroft MP Nantwich at the Public Whip website. Accessed 1 February 2010.
  3. ^ Millbank Systems website. Accessed 1 February 2010.
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Robert Grant-Ferris
Member of Parliament for Nantwich
1974–1979
Succeeded by
Sir Nicholas Bonsor