Sir John George

Former MP for Glasgow Pollok

Recent appearances

  • Fractured Gas Mains (Deaths) 18 Apr 1962

    The hon. Member for Oldham, East (Mr. Mapp) has approached this human and technical problem with care, caution and responsibility. He has not overstressed the human aspects, but has painted a clear picture of a very painful tragedy. We are all sad when lives are prematurely ended, and a true earnest of our regret is provided by the steps taken to ensure that all contributory causes for which...
  • Fractured Gas Mains (Deaths) 18 Apr 1962

    I had intended to do that next. The percentages give the true proportion of total deaths caused by fractured gas mains and show that it is a relatively small percentage. The numbers were: 1956, 27; 1957, 21; 1958, 20; 1959, 24; 1960, 20. The year 1961 was not good and 32 deaths have been recorded, but we have not the actual percentage as the other accident statistics are not available. That...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Power: Steel Industry 16 Apr 1962

    Total output of crude steel was 22 million ingot tons in 1961; maximum capacity in 1962 is estimated at 28 million ingot tons. The industry is currently operating at about 77 per cent. of maximum capacity. Spare capacity amounts to about 7 million ingot tons. In theory this could produce finished products worth about £280 million if the demand were there: in practice the optimum level for...

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Former MP for Glasgow Pollok

Entered the House of Commons on 26 May 1955 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 25 September 1964 — General election

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