Robert Bowen Cant (24 July 1915 - 13 September 1997) was a British Labour politician.
Cant was educated at Middlesbrough High School
for Boys and the London School of Economics
, and served with the Royal Corps of Signals
. He became a university lecturer, and wrote American Journey
, a study of American
Cant was elected a councillor on Stoke-on-Trent City Council
He contested Shrewsbury in 1950 and 1951. He was Member of Parliament for Stoke-on-Trent Central from 1966 to 1983, preceding Mark Fisher.
- The Times Guide to the House of Commons 1966