Mr Thomas Oswald

Former MP for Edinburgh Central

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  • NORTH WALES HYDRO ELECTRIC POWER BILL (By Order) 26 Jun 1973

    It is a rare occasion for me to address this august House. As a Scotsman, I make no apology for taking part in a purely Welsh debate. We may pronounce the word "Celt" differently, but there is an affinity between us. I am forced to my feet because I was selected to be the chairman of the Committee whose duty it was to hear the evidence for and against the proposal to create a hydro-electric...
  • NORTH WALES HYDRO ELECTRIC POWER BILL (By Order) 26 Jun 1973

    I am keeping close to it, Mr. Deputy Speaker, and I have the evidence submitted to the Select Committee. I want to show in no uncertain fashion that the Committee had to make a determination. I apologise if I am boring you.
  • NORTH WALES HYDRO ELECTRIC POWER BILL (By Order) 26 Jun 1973

    Thank you. I could enlarge on this aspect, but suffice to say that my colleagues and I were not impressed after visiting the site. The promoters have in my opinion gone out of their way to tidy up the area. The area certainly requires tidying up. It is only necessary to view it. The waste from the slate quarries is an eyesore for the ordinary citizen. To talk gliby about tourists coming in...

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Former MP for Edinburgh Central

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

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

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