Andrew Dryburgh Provand (23 March 1838-18 July 1915) was a Scottish merchant stronly linked to Manchester and also a Liberal Party politician who served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Glasgow Blackfriars and Hutchesontown from 1886 to 1900.
Provand was born the son of George Provand, a Glasgow merchant and his wife Ann Reid Dryburgh. He did not marry.
He won the seat in 1886, but lost it in 1900 to Bonar Law. He unsuccessfully tried to win it back in 1906. In his time as an MP he was involved in debates over land taxation.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "B" (part 3)[self-published source][better source needed]
- ‘PROVAND, Andrew Dryburgh’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2016; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014 ; online edn, April 2014 accessed 7 May 2016
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|Member of Parliament for Glasgow Blackfriars & Hutchesontown
1886 – 1900
Andrew Bonar Law
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