Mr Alexander Wilson

Former MP for Hamilton

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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

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Scottish Development Agency 15 Mar 1978

    Will my right hon. Friend accept that the effect of the SDA is non-existent in the Hamilton constituency? We have had two factories empty for the last seven years and still have not fulfilled the promise that we made following the cessation of the new town at Stonehouse for an industrial estate at Candersyde.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Employment 26 Oct 1977

    Does my tight hon. Friend agree that the Opposition do not seem to accept the community industry scheme, the job creation scheme, the "swap a job" scheme and the youth scheme that the Government have instituted? These schemes have had a tremendous effect in Scotland, to the extent that the unemployment figures are down. Will my right hon. Friend continue those schemes and initiate further...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Hospitals (Geriatric Beds) 26 Oct 1977

    If the Minister accepts the proposals to increase the provision of geriatric beds in Scotland, will he give priority to the ailing members and policies of the Liberal Party?

More of Mr Alexander Wilson’s recent appearances


Former MP for Hamilton

Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 23 March 1978 — Died

Previous MPs in this constituency

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