George Ridley (Labour politician)

George Ridley
George Ridley (29 November 1886 – 4 January 1944) was a Labour Party politician in England.wikipedia
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Clay Cross (UK Parliament constituency)

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He was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Clay Cross at a by-election in September 1936, filling the vacancy caused by the death of Alfred Holland at the age of 36.

1936 Clay Cross by-election

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He was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Clay Cross at a by-election in September 1936, filling the vacancy caused by the death of Alfred Holland at the age of 36.
It was retained by the Labour candidate George Ridley.

Labour Party (UK)

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George Ridley (29 November 1886 – 4 January 1944) was a Labour Party politician in England.

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George Ridley (29 November 1886 – 4 January 1944) was a Labour Party politician in England.

Member of parliament

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He was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Clay Cross at a by-election in September 1936, filling the vacancy caused by the death of Alfred Holland at the age of 36.

Alfred Holland (politician)

Alfred Holland
He was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Clay Cross at a by-election in September 1936, filling the vacancy caused by the death of Alfred Holland at the age of 36.

1944 Clay Cross by-election

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The byelection was held due to the death of the incumbent Labour MP, George Ridley.

Ellen Wilkinson

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She succeeded to the chair when the incumbent, George Ridley, died in January 1944.

Free Breakfast Table

As late as 1938 a Labour MP (George Ridley) was condemning the Conservatives' budget due to its "harsh and inhuman" increase on the tax on tea and thereby betraying the ideal of the free breakfast table.