Lambie contested North Ayrshire and Bute in 1955, 1959, 1964 and 1966. He was Member of Parliament for Central Ayrshire from 1970 until 1983, and after the boundary changes of that year, for Cunninghame South from 1983 until his retirement in 1992.
On 13 July 2015 Lambie celebrated his 90th birthday.
In popular culture
- "Tributes after Saltcoats man and former Labour MP David Lambie passes away". Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald.
- "Ex-MP celebrates 90th birthday". Irvine Times.
- The Times Guide to the House of Commons, Times Newspapers Ltd, 1966 & 1987
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]
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| Member of Parliament for Central Ayrshire
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