Mr Gordon Campbell

Former MP for Moray and Nairnshire

Recent appearances

  • North Sea Oil 31 Jan 1974

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about onshore installations for offshore oil. It is a little more than two years since the first announcement was made establishing that oil in commercial quantities had been found in the British continental shelf, off the shores of Scotland. Since then oil in considerable quantities has been found in other parts of the...
  • North Sea Oil 31 Jan 1974

    The inquiry started only in November. One of the reasons for my making this statement as soon as possible was that the parties to the inquiry should know that the Government had taken this decision. This is not detrimental to Scottish interests. We have been working out carefully the way in which the planning procedures could be streamlined in such a way that representations can be made by...
  • North Sea Oil 31 Jan 1974

    I cannot deal with my hon. Friend's final point, which does not arise on this question. It is a matter for my right hon. and noble Friend the Minister for Energy. We have estimated that by 1980 the North Sea oilfields should be providing between 70 million and 100 million tons of oil. The figure would not be as high as that in 1977 and 1978. But our object is to obtain the maximum oil from...

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Former MP for Moray and Nairnshire

Entered the House of Commons on 8 October 1959 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 8 February 1974 — General election

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