Tom Steele

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Tom Steele MP
Publicity photograph of Tom Steele from "West Dunbartonshire Labour Newsfile"
Member of Parliament for Lanark
In office
Preceded by Alec Douglas-Home
Succeeded by Alec Douglas-Home
Constituency Lanark
Member of Parliament for Dunbartonshire West
In office
1951 (by-election) – 1970 (retired)
Preceded by Rt Hon Adam McKinlay
Succeeded by Ian Campbell
Constituency Dunbartonshire West
Majority 293
Personal details
Born 15 November 1905
Died 28 May 1979
Political party Labour
Occupation Railway Station master

Tom Steele (15 November 1905 – 28 May 1979) was a Scottish Labour politician.

Steele worked as a station master and served on the board of the Lanark Co-operative Society.

Steele was elected as Member of Parliament for the constituency of Lanark in 1945, defeating Lord Dunglass (Alec-Douglas Home), and served as Parliamentary Secretary at the Ministry of National Insurance.

He lost this seat to the Conservative Party in 1950 but was re-elected for Dunbartonshire West from 1951 to 1970, when he retired. His successor in this seat was Ian Campbell.

At elections his campaign sometimes used the slogan Vote Steele For Strength.

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