John Robertson (Berwick MP)

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John James Robertson (23 May 1898 – 6 October 1955) was a Scottish Labour Party politician who served as a Member of Parliament from 1945–1951.

Born in Shetland, Robertson was first elected in the Labour Party landslide victory at the 1945 general election, for the Berwick and Haddington constituency. Following boundary changes, he was returned to the House of Commons at the 1950 general election for the new constituency of Berwick and East Lothian. The following year, Robertson lost his seat at the 1951 general election to the Unionist candidate, William Anstruther-Gray.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John McEwen
Member of Parliament for Berwick and Haddington
Constituency abolished
New constituency Member of Parliament for Berwick and East Lothian
Succeeded by
William Anstruther-Gray