Harry Gourlay

Mr Harry Philip Heggie Gourlay

Rush ID: 4148

Details

Born:
10 July 1916
Died:
20 April 1987
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Coachbuilder
Election occupation:
Vehicle examiner
Parentage:
William Gourlay
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Speaker/Deputy
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
4148
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5669195
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GOURLAY, Harry (1916-1987)

Constituencies

  1. Kirkcaldy

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1987*
    Date of exit: 20 April 1987
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: TGWU
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Seat vacant at Dissolution of Parliament in 1987.
  2. Kirkcaldy District of Burghs

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: 8 October 1959
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: NUVB
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. South Angus

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: Thu 26th May 1955
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Assistant Whip 1964-1966

  2. Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 1966-1968

  3. Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means 1968-1970

  4. Deputy Speaker 1968-1970

Schools

  1. Kirkcaldy High School

Marriages

  1. Ingram, Margaret McFarlane

    Year: 1942

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Local governments

  1. Kirkcaldy Burgh Council

    member

    1946-1960

    Treasurer 1953-1957

  2. Fife County Council

    Mayor

    1947-1960

Trade unions

  1. Transport and General Workers Union member

  2. National Union of Vehicle Builders member