Former MP for Argyll
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I, too, should like to congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Bute and North Ayrshire (Sir F. Maclean) on putting up, consistently and well, the fight on behalf of his constituents. The hon. Member for Central Ayrshire (Mr. Lambie) implied that this was wrong because only a small minority was involved. This is a problem which we have to face in this House, and which we shall increasingly...
This is one of the rare occasions when we have a short time in which to debate something of vital importance to a great many of my constituents. My hon. Friend said with some confidence that the new scheme should lead to a more satisfactory basis. It could not conceivably lead to worse than the one we have at the moment. In my 15 years as Member for Argyll, I have not had on any other...
My hon. Friend probably does not realise that that was very much less than the number booked, because the "Bute" simply could not take the numbers.
Former MP for Argyll
Entered the House of Commons on 12 June 1958 — unknown
Left the House of Commons on 8 February 1974 — General election
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