Brigadier-General Sir William Alexander

Former MP for Glasgow Central

Recent appearances

  • Private Business.: Caledonian Power Bill 18 Mar 1936

    The speeches that we have heard show quite clearly that the Bill contains a very large number of technicalities. It has been stated that it is perhaps almost notorious for the amount of lobbying and propaganda that have been displayed in connection with it on both sides. So much lobbying has left many misunderstandings in the mind both of those in favour and those opposed to it. The hon. and...
  • Private Business.: Caledonian Power Bill 18 Mar 1936

    I agree that there are, but we have to be prepared. This industry is the one industry that at all costs should be one of our first lines of defence. I will go further, in connection with war products, because, while the plant for the production of carbide is a very flexible one, and, if necessary, would be capable of producing another vital raw material for the iron and steel trade, namely,...
  • Private Business.: Caledonian Power Bill 18 Mar 1936

    As a matter of fact, in the last War, what we did in setting up these factories in Canada and in this country was to grant a compulsory subsidy for this industry. I am not dealing with subsidies at the present time. The place to deal with them, in my opinion, is in the Committee room upstairs.

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Former MP for Glasgow Central

Entered the House of Commons on 6 December 1923 — General election

Left the House of Commons in 1945 — unknown

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