Oliver Brown, was a scholar and founder member of the National Party of Scotland in 1928. He died in 1976 at the age of 73.
That the 1967 Hamilton by-election result had "caused a shiver to run along the Scottish Labour benches looking for a spine to run up".
And his description of the British Broadcasting Corporation as the "Anglo-Saxophone". This quote appeared frequently in the letters pages of the Scotsman in the 1970s and 1980s.