Professor Douglas Savory

Former MP for South Antrim

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Professor Douglas Savory is a former MP for South Antrim.

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Former MP for South Antrim

Entered the House of Commons on 2 November 1940 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 6 May 1955 — General election

Also represented Queen's University of Belfast

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Internal Security Duties, Ulster 5 Apr 1955

    Is not it necessary for the police, and even also for the military forces, when required, to protect the Border, in view of the raids on Armagh and Omagh, followed by serious wounding of the garrison?
  • Clause 1. — (Salary and Expenses of Governor.) 28 Feb 1955

    We discussed this question almost ad nauseam on Second Reading, when all the arguments we have heard tonight were fully answered. What the hon. Member for Fermanagh and South Tyrone (Mr. Healy) has said about the Duke of Abercorn was answered during the Second Reading debate, when I pointed out that, especially during the latter part of his governorship, the Duke of Abercorn was out of...
  • Clause 1. — (Salary and Expenses of Governor.) 28 Feb 1955

    I was arguing that there is a difference between the money paid to our Ambassadors for their expenses and the money paid to the Governor of Northern Ireland. The Ambassadors do not have to account for their expenses, but those of the Governor of Northern Ireland are checked twice—once by the Home Secretary and again by the Treasury. If his expenses do not amount to£10,000 he does not...

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