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Provost James Swinburne

History was made in May 1980 when a Blantyre Councillor became Hamilton’s Provost. Councillor James Swinburne was the Labour man representing High Blantyre who broke with tradition in being made Provost. On Monday 12th May 1980 at the very first meeting of the newly reorganised Hamilton District Council, Councillor Swinburne was unanimously voted into the […]