Profile: Johnny Mercer, Conservative party member of parliament for Plymouth Moor View

Gung-ho Iraq and Afghanistan veteran turned Tory politician Johnny Mercer has made a platform for himself defending the actions of former British army soldiers. Last week, he was in Belfast to support 80-year-old Dennis Hutchings on trial in connection with the fatal shooting in 1974 of John Pat Cunningham, a man with learning difficulties

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
10th October, 2021
Profile: Johnny Mercer, Conservative party member of parliament for Plymouth Moor View
Johnny Mercer, former British minister for military veterans’ affairs. Illustration: Peter Hanan

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Name: Johnny Mercer

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