Major Sir Duncan McCallum

Former MP for Argyll

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

The option of online voting was removed, and a number of MPs may have been unable to vote because they were not physically able to attend.

10th June 2020 onwards

The requirements on proxy voting were relaxed, allowing MPs to designate another MP to cast a vote on their behalf.

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: North Connel-Ballachulish Road 14 May 1957

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware that the unfinished state of the North Connel-Ballachulish road, A.828, is a great handicap to the development of the tourist industry in the North Lorn area, which industry is vital to the Highlands; and when it is proposed to resume and complete the work of reconstruction which was scheduled as part of the prewar crafting counties...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: North Connel-Ballachulish Road 14 May 1957

    May I ask my hon. Friend if he realises that this is the trunk road between Oban and Inverness, that there are four or five sections which are extremely dangerous, and that it is now eighteen years since this trunk road has had any attention?
  • Hill Farming Bill: Clause 2. — (Extension of Periods for Payment of Subsidies in Respect of Hill Sheep and Cattle.) 23 Oct 1956

    I feel obliged to say something in reply to what the hon. Member for Norfolk, South-West (Mr. Dye) said a few moments ago about the bad condition of our beef farms this year. I am astonished to hear a Norfolk man say that the feeders of beef cattle are going out of business in his county. I cannot believe that the hon. Member has attended many of the marts in Scotland in the last two months....

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