Mr John Mackintosh

Former MP for Berwick and East Lothian

Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Scotland Bill 22 Feb 1978

    At the beginning of his speech the hon. Member for Aberdeen, South (Mr. Sproat) paid tribute to the speech by my hon. Friend the Member for Penistone (Mr. Mendelson). It was a remarkable speech, but I did not agree with it. However, the hon. Member for Aberdeen, South said that there was one good thing about my hon. Friend's speech, and I agree with him. He said that the hon. Member for...
  • Orders of the Day — Scotland Bill 22 Feb 1978

    I quite understand my hon. Friend's argument. However, if we have devolution, I think that it could well go the other way. When I first argued the case for devolution in this House many years ago, I was approached by Arthur Woodburn, an ex-Secretary of State for Scotland, who had been through these arguments. He said to me "John, you are crazy to make the case for devolution. Don't you...
  • Orders of the Day — Scotland Bill: Referendum 15 Feb 1978

    It is a pleasure to follow the speech of the hon. Member for North Angus and Mearns (Mr. Buchanan-Smith). I agree with the burden of his speech, This whole approach bring Parliament and the House fundamentally into contempt. The principle of the referendum is that intrinsically there are certain issues on which this House cannot decide. This is a greater attack on and condemnation of the...

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Former MP for Berwick and East Lothian

Entered the House of Commons on 31 March 1966 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 July 1978 — Died

Also represented Berwickshire and East Lothian

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