Captain John Jameson

Former MP for Edinburgh West

Recent appearances

  • Hague Conference. 26 Jul 1922

    The speech to which we have just listened is an instance of the unfortunate habit of conceiving beforehand what your opponent is going to say, composing your line of criticism upon what you expect and hope is going to be the line of his speech, and then firing it off. Of course the result, in such a case, of your own speech, depends on whether your opponent has actually said what you hoped...
  • Orders of the Day — Criminal Law Amendment Bill. 25 Jul 1922

    I do not think the House has been impressed by the arguments of the Home Secretary. What is the Report stage of a Bill for if it be not to complete and render symmetrical the measures brought before it? As for the excuse that this is not the right opportunity to put straight the errors of omission in the Bill, I submit that if there be an error of omission, such as is clear from the arguments...
  • Orders of the Day — Ireland.: Irish Office, etc. 26 Jun 1922

    The incidents which the hon. and gallant Member has just narrated, and which arouse feelings of horror in our hearts, are the natural result of the sad and terrible conditions of savagery, cruelty and barbarism of which from time to time, and in very sparing quantities, we are allowed by the Press to hear as occurring in the neighbouring country of Ireland. The pity they arouse it us for the...

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Former MP for Edinburgh West

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

Left the House of Commons on 26 October 1922 — General election

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