Mr James Craigen

Former MP for Glasgow Maryhill

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Guinness plc 13 May 1987

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what follow-up discussions he has had with Guinness plc since the statement by the hon. Member for Eastwood (Mr. Stewart) to the Scottish Grand Committee on 17 July 1986.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Guinness plc 13 May 1987

    Why did the Secretary of State for Scotland not answer the question? Is it because he realises that it was unfair of the hon. Member for Eastwood (Mr. Stewart) to upstage the leader of the Liberal party last July during the Scottish Grand Committee debate on industry when he gave an assurance that the Secretary of State was on his charger as far as the Guinness company was concerned? We know...
  • Higher Education (Scotland) 1 Apr 1987

    Does not the nature of the sub-committee for Scotland give us the worst of both worlds? Is there not a danger that the Secretary of State for Scotland may end up playing second fiddle to the Secretary of State for Education and Science, who will now be involved in the Scottish universities? What guarantees can the Secretary of State offer that the Universities Funding Council, which will...

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Former MP for Glasgow Maryhill

Entered the House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 18 May 1987 — General election

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