Donald Scott (politician)
He was elected unopposed as Member of Parliament (MP) for Wansbeck in a by-election on 22 July 1940, but at the 1945 general election he lost his seat to Labour's Alf Robens, who won with a majority of over 13,000 votes.
He held office as joint Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries,from May-July 1945.
At the 1950 general election, he was returned to Parliament for the new constituency of Penrith and The Border, where he was re-elected at the 1951 election. He stood down at the 1955 general election, when he was succeeded by the future Deputy Prime Minister William Whitelaw.
- "SCOTT, Sir (Robert) Donald". Who Was Who. A & C Black. 1920–2008. Retrieved 2009-07-25.
- Craig, F. W. S. (1983) . British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 (3rd edition ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]
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