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Mr John Taylor

Former MP for West Lothian

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Recent appearances

  • Tanganyika Independence Bill 8 Nov 1961

    Thus quietly, thus unobtrusively and thus un-dramatically we perform an act this afternoon to give legislative effect to the creation of a new nation. This is a very great important event. The 9th of December will see the birth of a new country— a day of massive importance to Tanganyika and its 10 million people, who, for the first time in history, are being welded together into one great...
  • Orders of the Day — Scotland (Bingo Clubs) 20 Jul 1961

    The purpose of this debate is almost wholly exploratory. It must necessarily be so, because I am, as you know, Mr. Speaker, prevented by the rules of order of the House from advocating new or amending legislation. The subject which I wish to draw to the attention of the House arose in the following way. The Town Council of the Burgh of Bo'Ness, in my constituency, received an intimation from...
  • Orders of the Day — Scotland (Bingo Clubs) 20 Jul 1961

    Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I appreciate that fact. I hope that what I subsequently have to say will not clash with that difficulty. I will watch you carefully, and if I see you becoming uneasy I will immediately stray from the point at issue. I think that it will be in order to point out that in some cases children are taken into Bingo clubs by their mothers with no apparent restriction. I was...

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Former MP for West Lothian

Entered the House of Commons on 25 October 1951 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 1 March 1962 — Died

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