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(Placename) a town in W Scotland, in West Dunbartonshire near the confluence of the Rivers Leven and Clyde: centred around the Rock of Dumbarton, an important stronghold since ancient times; engineering and distilling. Pop: 20 527 (2001)
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(dʌmˈbɑr tn)

1. Also, Dunbarton. Also called Dum•bar•ton•shire (dʌmˈbɑr tnˌʃɪər, -ʃər a historic county in W Scotland.)
2. a city in W Scotland, near the Clyde River: 80,105.
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Its membership will also include Tory former chancellor Lord Lawson of Blaby and Labour former chairman of the Treasury select committee Lord McFall of Alcluith. It will be chaired by Tory MP Andrew Tyrie, chairman of the Treasury Select Committee of the House of Commons.
Lord McFall of Alcluith chaired the commission, and said although the review concentrated on the public sector, much of their concern related to the private sector: "Too many people are stuck in a complex, costly and inefficient system that relegates the consumer's interest to second place.
The commission - chaired by Lord McFall of Alcluith - said that while reform efforts had focused on the public sector, there were "critical problems" in private firms.