William Y. Darling
Sir William Young Darling, CBE, MC (8 May 1885 – 4 February 1962) was the Unionist Member of Parliament in the British House of Commons for the Edinburgh South constituency from 1945 to 1957. He was a director of the Royal Bank of Scotland 1942-57.
He was the second son of William Darling of Edinburgh. He was educated at James Gillespie’s School; Daniel Stewart’s College; Heriot-Watt College, Edinburgh University. He had the degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD)
He was awarded the Military Cross during the First World War, with bar. He became a member of Edinburgh City Council in 1933 and was City Treasurer, 1937–40.
He was Lord Provost of Edinburgh, 1941–44; National Government Candidate for West Lothian, 1937; and Chairman, Scottish Council on Industry, 1942–46.
He was appointed CBE in 1923 and knighted in 1943.
He was the author of Private Papers of a Bankrupt Bookseller (1931); Hades the Ladies (1933); The Old Mill (1934); Down but not Out (1935); Bankrupt Bookseller Speaks Again (1938); Why I Believe in God and King’s Cross to Waverley (1944); A Book of Days (1951); So it Looks to Me (1952); and A Westminster Lad (Poems) (1955).
He was the great uncle of Alistair Darling who has been an Edinburgh MP since 1987, and held various ministerial and Cabinet posts in the Labour government from 1997 to 2010.

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