House of Commons
40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF FORMER MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT JOHN PITCAIRN MACKINTOSH
EDM #1491
Tabled 06 July 2018
2017-19 Session
That this House marks the 40th anniversary of the death of former hon. Member John Pitcairn Mackintosh on 30 July 2018; notes the significant contribution John made to the constituency of Berwick and East Lothian as its hon. Member between 1966 and 1978; recognises John as a key proponent of Scottish devolution, a strong advocate for the UK's involvement in Europe, and a diligent campaigner to reform and empower Select Committees in Parliament; acknowledges his distinguished academic career where he served as a professor of politics at Edinburgh University and his contribution to journalism throughout his political life; remembers John for his friendly, personable, cross-party approach to politics; and further notes and welcomes the important work of the Edinburgh University and East Lothian John P Mackintosh Memorial Lecture Committee established in his honour.

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