Lieut-Colonel Colin Mitchell

Former MP for Aberdeenshire West

Recent appearances

  • Scotland 16 Jul 1973

    It is a great privilege to be called immediately after listening to the speech of the right hon. Member for Orkney and Shetland (Mr. Grimond). I agree with much of what he said in his closing words. He may perhaps take some consolation from the words of a military strategist, Von Moltke the Elder, who wrote: No plan survives contact with the enemy. It is obvious that in a great deal of our...
  • Scotland 16 Jul 1973

    I am coming to that point. I was reverting to the Secretary of State's problems before my hon. Friend interrupted. I should refer to him as the hon. Gentleman. I am not allowed to call him my hon. Friend. The Secretary of State's difficulty is that his mentors in all these matters are Treasury Ministers, the DTI, the people in charge of the environment and, indeed, of agriculture. So we come...
  • Orders of the Day — Civil Estimates, 1973–74: Foreign Affairs 28 Jun 1973

    Is the hon. and learned Gentleman saying that he should go to Montana himself to improve the situation? The Americans are withdrawing from Europe, which we were all saying yesterday in the debate.

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Former MP for Aberdeenshire West

Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

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

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