National Government (1931–1935)
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The National Government of 1931–1935 was formed by Ramsay MacDonald following his reappointment as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom by King George V after the general election in October 1931.wikipedia
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James Ramsay MacDonaldMacDonaldRt Hon. Ramsay MacDonald
The National Government of 1931–1935 was formed by Ramsay MacDonald following his reappointment as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom by King George V after the general election in October 1931.
From 1931 to 1935, he headed a National Government dominated by the Conservative Party and supported by only a few Labour members.
Herbert SamuelSir Herbert SamuelHerbert Louis Samuel
During the course of the Ministry the ministers from the Liberal Party, led by Sir Herbert Samuel, resigned over the adoption of a protectionist policy caused by the government negotiating the Ottawa Accords in 1932.
Samuel was the last member of the Liberal Party to hold one of the four Great Offices of State (as Home Secretary from 1931-32 in the National Government of Ramsay MacDonald).
Secretary for ScotlandScottish SecretarySecretary of State
Lord HailshamDouglas HoggThe Viscount Hailsham
After the October 1931 elections, with the Cabinet restored to a larger size, he joined the second National Government as Secretary of State for War and Leader of the House of Lords.
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Austin HudsonSir Austin Hudson, BtAustin Uvedale Morgan Hudson
In Ramsay MacDonald's National Government 1931-1935 he was a Lord of the Treasury (government whip, and in the second National Government he was Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport from 1935 to 1939, and then Civil Lord of the Admiralty from 1939 to 1940.
Sir James Blindell
Blindell was re-elected as a Liberal at the 1929 general election, but in 1931 he was one of the Liberal MPs who broke with their party to support Ramsay MacDonald's National Government, eventually forming the National Liberal Party.
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Minister of Agriculture and FisheriesPresident of the Board of AgricultureMinister of Agriculture
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Lord HalifaxLord IrwinE. F. L. Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
He helped Hoare draft what became the Government of India Act 1935, the largest single piece of legislation of the 1931–1935 government.
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Colonial SecretaryColonial OfficeBritish Secretary of State for the Colonies
Walter ReaWalter Russell ReaRea
From 1931 to 1932 he held office in the National Government of Ramsay MacDonald as Comptroller of the Household.
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MacDonald reconstructed his government on 5 November 1931, establishing the 1931-35 National Government.
Percy John PybusPercy PybusJames Pybus
In 1931, when Labour Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald split the party and formed a National Government.
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