| John Cockroft |
|Born||6 July 1934|
|Alma mater||Oundle School, St. John's College Cambridge|
|Member of||Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies|
|Party||Conservative Party (UK)|
UK politician and financial journalist. Board of the European Movement (UK) 1973-74. Attended 1971 Bilderberg meeting.
John Cockroft is a former UK MP and journalist. He attended the 1971 Bilderberg meeting.
Cockcroft was educated at Oundle School, and attended St John's College, Cambridge as a senior major scholar, graduating with a degree in History and Economics in 1958. That same year, he was elected President of the Cambridge Union Society. He served as a Lieutenant in the Royal Army from 1953 to 1955.
He worked as a journalist from 1959 to 1974, and again from 1981 through to 1986, writing for the Financial Times, Daily Telegraph and the Sunday Telegraph.
He was a board member of the European Movement (UK) 1973-74 and 1983-84,
He was Member of Parliament for Nantwich in Cheshire from February 1974 until his retirement in 1979.
Event Participated in
|Bilderberg/1971||23 April 1971||25 April 1971||US|
|The 20th Bilderberg, 89 guests|
- ↑ https://www.ukwhoswho.com/view/article/oupww/whoswho/U11328
- ↑ a b c d https://web.archive.org/web/20120309021904/http://www.debretts.com/people/biographies/browse/l/17975/John%20Hoy+le%20COCKCROFT.aspx
- ↑ Mr John Cockcroft MP Nantwich at the Public Whip website. Accessed 1 February 2010.
- ↑ http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/constituencies/nantwich