House of Commons
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RECTORSHIP OF EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY
EDM #627
Tabled 10 March 1997
1996-97 Session
That this House welcomes the election of John Colquhoun, the Labour nominee, as Lord Rector of Edinburgh University by an overwhelming majority; notes that he is the first professional footballer to be elected as Rector of a Scottish university; believes that he will apply his long-standing Labour and trade union commitment to good effect on behalf of students and staff; congratulates him on making university access for youngsters of all social backgrounds his first priority; and wishes him well in his new position.