Thomas Scollan

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Thomas Scollan (1884 [1] – 28 October 1974 [2] ) was a Scottish trade unionist and Labour Party politician.

Scollan was an engineer, and an organiser for the National Union of Distributive Workers. [2] He was President of the Scottish Trades Union Congress in 1934. [2]

He was elected at the 1945 general election as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Western Renfrewshire, [3] defeating the sitting Unionist MP Henry Scrymgeour-Wedderburn. Scollan served only one term in Parliament, losing his seat at the 1950 general election to the National Liberal candidate John Scott Maclay. [4]

He died on 28 October 1974. [5]

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References

  1. Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "R" (part 1)
  2. 1 2 3 Stenton, Michael; Lees, Stephens (1981). Who's Who of British Members of Parliament: Volume IV, 1945–1979. Brighton: The Harvester Press. p. 328. ISBN   0-85527-335-6.
  3. "No. 37238". The London Gazette . 24 August 1945. p. 4296.
  4. "UK General Election results February 1950". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Retrieved 16 December 2010.
  5. "Mr Thomas Scollan". The Herald . Glasgow. 29 October 1974. p. 3. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
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Preceded by Member of Parliament for Western Renfrewshire
19451950
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