Dalyell, Tam

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DALYELL, Tam. Scottish, b. 1932. Genres: History, International relations/Current affairs, Politics/Government, Sciences. Career: Worked as a teacher at Bo'ness High School, 1956-62; deputy director of studies at Dunera Ship School, 1961-62; British Parliament, Labour member for West Lothian, Scotland, 1962-, opposition spokesman on science, 1980-82; writer. Secretary of the Labour Party's Standing Conference on the Sciences, 1962-64; chair of Parliamentary Labour Party's Education Committee, 1964-65, Sports Group, 1964-74, and Foreign Affairs Group, 1974-75; vice chair of Parliamentary Labour Party's Defense and Foreign Affairs Groups, 1972-74, and Scottish Labour Group's Members of Parliament, 1973-75; member of House of Commons's Public Accounts Committee, 1962-66, and Select Committee on Science and Technology, 1967-69; member of Cabinet-Parliamentary Labour Party Liaison Committee, 1974-76. Member of European Parliament, 1975-79, including Budget Committee, 1976-79, and Energy Committee, 1979. Council member of National Trust of Scotland. Author of "Thistle Diary" column in New Scientist, 1967-. University of Edinburgh, rector, 2003-; Royal Society of Edinburgh, fellow, 2003-. Publications: The Case of Ship-Schools, 1960; Ship-School Dunera, 1963; Devolution: The End of Britain?, 1977; A Science Policy for Britain, 1983; Thatcher's Torpedo, 1983; One Man's Falklands, 1983; Thatcher: Patterns of Deceit, 1986; Misrule: How Mrs. Thatcher Has Misled Parliament from the Sinking of the Belgrano to the Wright Affair, 1987; Dick Crossman: A Portrait, 1989. Address: Binns, Linlithgow EH49 7NA, England.