Mr James Hill

Former MP for Midlothian

Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Scotland (Industry and Employment) 20 Jun 1963

    When the Secretary of State for Scotland was recounting the industries that we had lost, he missed one, the shale industry. We lost this industry because the Government allowed it to run down, and while this was happening we were being given all sorts of promises about new jobs that were coming to the Calder area. Under the 1940 Act this area was scheduled for redevelopment and assistance....
  • Orders of the Day — National Insurance Bill: New Clause. — (Extension of Benefits to Certain Disabled Persons.) 6 Feb 1963

    Coming from a mining area, I must take the opportunity of expressing the opinion of the Scottish miners about this anomaly. Different treatment is accorded to a man who was certified as suffering from pneumoconiosis or was totally incapacitated on 4th July, 1948, from that accorded to a man who was injured or was certified on 5th July, 1948. Like my colleagues from mining areas, I have had...
  • Orders of the Day — Coal Industry Bill 20 Nov 1962

    Does the hon. Member agree that had the pits still been under private enterprise those people who put their money into them, and who are still drawing interest from the industry, would have been drawing nothing?

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Former MP for Midlothian

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

Left the House of Commons on 10 March 1966 — General election

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