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Written Answers — The Senior Deputy Speaker: Hereditary Peers: By-elections (13 Jul 2018)

Lord McFall of Alcluith: ...Drumochter, L. Savile, L. Belper, L. Fortescue, E. Margadale, L. Scarbrough, E. Bethell, L. Gage, V. (L. Gage) Margesson, V. Seaford, L. Biddulph, L. Gainford, L. Marlborough, D. Sempill, L. Bolton, L. Gainsborough, E. Massereene and Ferrard, V. (L. Oriel) Shaftesbury, E. Boston, L. Gladwyn, L. Melville, V. Snowdon, E. Braybrooke, L. Glenconner, L. Merthyr, L....

Scottish Parliament written answers — Ministerial Meetings: Ministerial Meetings (22 Sep 2010)

Lord George Foulkes: To ask the Scottish Executive which ministers have met Lord Jamie Sempill; on what dates, and what subjects were discussed.

Scottish Parliament: The Gathering (30 Jun 2010)

Fiona Hyslop: ...neither established nor contracted by the Scottish Government. As the Auditor General has set out in his report, the idea for the gathering event was originated by the company's directors, Jamie Sempill and Jenny Gilmour. They established the company in February 2007 to design, deliver and organise the event, and during 2007 the company sought and secured grant funding from Scottish...

Scottish Parliament: First Minister's Question Time: Secretary of State for Scotland (Meetings) (24 Jun 2010)

Alex Salmond: ...and therefore jobs for the tourism industry of Scotland. If Annabel Goldie is suggesting that I had some connection with the directors of The Gathering 2009 Ltd, I gently remind her that Lord Sempill—if my memory serves me correctly—once stood as a Conservative party candidate.

Scottish Parliament: Tourism (24 Jun 2010)

Sarah Boyack: ...were misled by those statements. They were left by the Scottish Government to fend for themselves and they found out this week that another company that has the organiser of the gathering, Lord Sempill, at its helm and which was given a loan by the Scottish Government has resurfaced to start trading again. Where is the fair treatment for private businesses? The Auditor General is clear...

Scottish Devolution (31 Jul 1997)

Donald Dewar: ...the Earl of Mar and Kellie intends to stand for the Scottish Parliament, and quite right, too—he is a Liberal and a social worker and the two are not incompatible. I had not come across Lord Sempill before—I asked my office and found out that he used to be the Master of Sempill. I did not know that it was a place: I obviously do not know my Scotland. He also announced from the Cross...

Peterhead Harbours (South Bay Development) Order Confirmation Bill (By Order) (16 Dec 1985)

Mr Albert McQuarrie: ...15 May 1985 on 11 sitting days, before commissioners appointed by the Secretary of State under section 3 of the 1936 Act. The commissioners were Lord Hughes, as chairman, the Earl of Balfour, Lady Sempill and the hon. Member for Edinburgh, Leith (Mr. Brown). The commissioners heard full and lengthy arguments for and against the order and found unanimously in favour of the scheme. The...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Health: Handicapped Persons (Advisory Committee) (1 Apr 1957)

...C.B.E.Alderman Miss May O'Conor, C.B.E.Professor Sir Harry Platt, M.D., M.S., P.R.C.S.R. G. Richards. Esq., O.B.E., F.C.I.S.Godfrey Robinson, Esq., C.B.E., M.C.Alderman R. G. Robinson, J.P.The Lady Sempill.Professor A. B. Semple, M.D., D.P.H.T. H. Smith. Esq., M.B.E.Miss B. H. F. Townsend, S.R.N., S.C.M., H.V.Cert.Alderman Lieut.-Cmdr. J. H. Turner, R.N.J. A. L. Vaughan Jones, Esq., M.B.,...

Orders of the Day — Colonial Affairs (7 Nov 1952)

Mr George Wigg: ...gets worse. It has got worse in Kenya. But we should notice that it has not got worse over the whole of East Africa. I do not rely on Socialist sources for my evidence. No less a person than Lord Sempill, speaking in another place, quoted a statement by Sir Philip Mitchell. Lord Sempill pointed out that the area of British influence in Africa is the size of Europe, yet the disturbed area...

Bank for International Settlements (13 Oct 1942)

Mr Pierse Loftus: ...Reform Club, which advocated the Douglas Social Credit system. I share the vice-presidency of the Economic Reform Club with distinguished Members of the Upper House—Lord Northbourne, Lord Sempill—and also with Lady Snowden, and others. The constitution of that Club specifically lays down that it does not advocate any particular solution. I told the hon. Member I have been a Member of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Rumania. (21 Feb 1939)

Mr Morgan Price: asked the President of the Board of Trade the nature of the agreement arrived at between Lord Sempill's trade mission to Rumania and Rumanian industrialists; and whether public credits are likely to be involved through export guarantees?

Orders of the Day — Civil Aviation. (28 Mar 1938)

Mr Morgan Jones: ...another British air line that though they started originally with British machines—and I think they have some still—there were not suitable British machines available. He was quoting Lord Sempill, and he said: I agree. But the provision of aircraft must be chiefly the responsibility of the aircraft industry. Thus we see how the Air Ministry has failed, if the facts are as I say, to...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Number of Air Force. (7 Mar 1929)

Mr Carlyon Bellairs: ...than I am in rambling in debate. He is the crimson rambler of debate. I will speak generally. The hon. Members who represent the Air Force have no conception of relative costs. The Master of Sempill said, the other day, that we could get 500 bombing planes for the cost of one battleship. A bombing squadron is the unit of the Air Force. The Air Force has no other fighting unit. For an...

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