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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Ramsay MacDonald

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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.
From 1931 to 1935, he headed a National Government dominated by the Conservative Party and supported by only a few Labour members.

Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel

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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).

Douglas Hogg, 1st Viscount Hailsham

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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.

Sir Austin Hudson, 1st Baronet

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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.

James Blindell

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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.

Home Secretary

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Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax

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He helped Hoare draft what became the Government of India Act 1935, the largest single piece of legislation of the 1931–1935 government.

Chancellor of the Exchequer

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Walter Rea, 1st Baron Rea

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From 1931 to 1932 he held office in the National Government of Ramsay MacDonald as Comptroller of the Household.

Secretary of State for India

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National Government (1931)

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MacDonald reconstructed his government on 5 November 1931, establishing the 1931-35 National Government.

John Pybus

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In 1931, when Labour Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald split the party and formed a National Government.