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The Importance of Being Awkward – Tam Dalyell's Autobiography

By 5 February 2012No Comments

It starts with the history of one of Scotland’s landed families, especially intriguing because of a willingness to permit the inheritance to pass through the female line. From a childhood in the idyllic rolling country of north Linlithgowshire to Eton, to national service with the Scots Greys and then to Cambridge, the least expected destination is among the awkward squad on Labour’s parliamentary back-benches…..
This article first appeared in Lothian Life in September 2011.  To view it in its entirety go to:

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