Mrs Mary McAlister

Former MP for Glasgow Kelvingrove

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • National Health Service 15 Jul 1959

    We have heard a lot today about the improvement in public health since the advent of the National Health Service. I am sorry that the Minister is going away.
  • National Health Service 15 Jul 1959

    As I was saying, we have heard a lot about the revolutionary changes in public health since the advent of the National Health Service. Even if I sat on the Government benches—which heaven forbid—I could not deny a word of that. There is no doubt about it. It is not long since I told the Scottish Standing Committee of the revolutionary changes which I have seen in my lifetime, such as the...
  • National Health Service 15 Jul 1959

    Is it not a fact that it will be five years before Yorkhill is available? The right hon. Gentleman has now admitted that we shall lose the maternity beds at Lennox Castle. They must obviously be put against the beds that we are getting in other places.

More of Mrs Mary McAlister’s recent appearances


Former MP for Glasgow Kelvingrove

Entered the House of Commons on 13 March 1958 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 18 September 1959 — General election

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