John Hunt (British politician)

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Sir John Leonard Hunt (born 27 October 1929)[1] is a retired UK Conservative Party politician.

Early life[edit]

Hunt was educated at Dulwich College and became a stockbroker.

Political career[edit]

He served as a councillor on Bromley Borough Council 1953-61, then became an alderman in 1961, joining the new London Borough of Bromley in 1964. He was Mayor of Bromley 1963-65.

He first stood for Parliament, unsuccessfully, at the 1959 General Election, contesting Lewisham South.

Hunt was a Member of Parliament (MP) for 33 years, serving in Bromley from 1964 to 1974, and in Ravensbourne from 1974 until he retired in 1997.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Harold Macmillan
Member of Parliament for Bromley
1964Feb 1974
Constituency abolished
New constituency Member of Parliament for Ravensbourne
Feb 19741997
Constituency abolished