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Mr Dugald Cowan

Former MP for Combined Scottish Universities

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Recent appearances

  • Class Iv.: Public Education, Scotland. 22 Jun 1933

    I have listened, as every other hon. Member has listened, with very deep interest and pleasure to the speech which has just been delivered. Personal allusions in this House are difficult and delicate, but I may perhaps be permitted to say that, in my view, not any of the many duties falling to the Secretary of State for Scotland can be more congenial to the present occupant of that office...
  • Class Iv.: Public Education, Scotland. 22 Jun 1933

    Last year we admitted somewhere about 160. This year, out of a total of 850, we admitted 120 of these non-graduates. I ask, first, Is it contended that there are certain departments of school life which require an inferior qualification? If so, let us be told what those departments are. I ask, second, Are those non-graduate candidates being admitted simply on the ground of cheapness? If this...
  • Class Iv.: Public Education, Scotland. 22 Jun 1933

    It is true that all these alternatives may exist, but at the present time the proposal is to admit non-graduate candidates to the shortened course, which will turn them out inferior in status as regards scholarship, and will entitle them to a salary of £117, as against £162 for the graduates. It is quite possible that in days to come there may be alternatives to graduation, or an equivalent...

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Former MP for Combined Scottish Universities

Entered the House of Commons on 14 December 1918 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 December 1933 — Died

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