Philip Snowden, 1st Viscount Snowden

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Philip Snowden, 1st Viscount Snowden, PC (18 July 1864 – 15 May 1937) was a British politician.wikipedia
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Labour Party (UK)

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He was the first Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer, a position he held in 1924 and again between 1929 and 1931. By the time he was elected Labor MP for Blackburn in 1906, he had become a well-known socialist figure, standing at the national level alongside both Keir Hardie, Professor Arnold Lupton and Ramsay MacDonald.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Snowden refused to consider deficit spending or tariffs as alternative solutions.

National Government (1931)

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He broke with Labor policy in 1931, and was expelled from the party and excoriated as a turncoat, as the Party was overwhelmingly crushed that year by the National Government coalition that Snowden supported.
Philip Snowden – Chancellor of the Exchequer

Gladstonian liberalism

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His father John Snowden had been a weaver and a supporter of Chartism, and later a Gladstonian liberal.
The first Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Snowden, had Gladstonian economic views.

Independent Labour Party

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In 1893, in the aftermath of the formation of the Independent Labour Party (ILP) in neighboring Bradford, he was asked to give a speech for the Cowling Liberal Club on the dangers of socialism.
In addition to the beloved party leader Keir Hardie came the Scot Bruce Glasier, elected to the NAC in 1897 and succeeding Hardie as Chairman in 1900; Philip Snowden, an evangelical socialist from the West Riding, and Ramsay MacDonald, whose adhesion to the ILP had been secured in the wake of his disillusionment with the Liberal Party over its rejection of a trade unionist candidate in the 1894 Sheffield Attercliffe by-election.

Ethel Snowden

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Snowden married Ethel Annakin, a campaigner for women's suffrage, in 1905.
Snowden married the prominent Labour Party politician and future Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Snowden.

Chancellor of the Exchequer

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He was the first Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer, a position he held in 1924 and again between 1929 and 1931.

Cowling, Craven

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Snowden was born in Cowling in the West Riding of Yorkshire.
Philip Snowden, who served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the first two Labour governments, was born in the village; when awarded a viscountcy in 1931, his full title was "Viscount Snowden, of Ickornshaw in the West Riding of Yorkshire".

Neville Chamberlain

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He was succeeded as Chancellor by Neville Chamberlain.

Ramsay MacDonald

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By the time he was elected Labor MP for Blackburn in 1906, he had become a well-known socialist figure, standing at the national level alongside both Keir Hardie, Professor Arnold Lupton and Ramsay MacDonald.
He consulted widely within his party, making the Liberal Lord Haldane the Lord Chancellor, and Philip Snowden Chancellor of the Exchequer.

1931 United Kingdom general election

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Snowden decided not to stand for parliament in the election of November 1931.
Then Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Snowden, refused to consider deficit spending or tariffs as alternative solutions.

Keighley

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He eventually joined the executive committee of the Keighley ILP in 1899, and went on to chair the ILP from 1903 to 1906.
Philip Snowden, (1864–1937), the first Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer was born in Cowling. He was also the editor of the Keighley Labour Journal and in 1906 became the MP for Blackburn.

David Lloyd George

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He even devised his own "Socialist budget" to rival David Lloyd George's 1909 "People's Budget".
Headlines at this time declared a "huge majority win" and that "pacifists, even 'shining lights' such as Arnold Lupton, had been completely overthrown by Ramsay MacDonald and Philip Snowden".

Blackburn (UK Parliament constituency)

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By the time he was elected Labor MP for Blackburn in 1906, he had become a well-known socialist figure, standing at the national level alongside both Keir Hardie, Professor Arnold Lupton and Ramsay MacDonald.

Great Depression in the United Kingdom

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He was considered by many at the time and later as being the principal opponent to the government following any radical economic policy to tackle the Great Depression as well as blocking proposals to introduce protectionist tariffs.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Snowden, insisted that the Report's recommendations be adopted to avoid incurring a budget deficit.

1931 Dissolution Honours

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In the 1931 Dissolution Honours he was raised to the peerage as Viscount Snowden of Ickornshaw, in the West Riding of the County of York, and served as Lord Privy Seal in the National government from 1931 to 1932, when he resigned in protest at the enactment of a full scheme of Imperial Preference and protectionist tariffs.
* The Right Honourable Philip Snowden, Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1924 and 1929–1931.

National Labour Organisation

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Philip Snowden, who as Chancellor of the Exchequer had been second only to MacDonald in becoming a prominent Labour member of the National Government, remained nominally one of the National Labour cabinet members after the election, having received a Peerage.

Free Breakfast Table

Snowden claimed that because of the lowering of duties on foodstuffs consumed by the working class, the budget went "far to realize the cherished radical idea of a free breakfast table".
The first Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Snowden, produced his first Budget in 1924 and claimed it went "far to realize the cherished radical idea of a free breakfast table".

Lord Privy Seal

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In the 1931 Dissolution Honours he was raised to the peerage as Viscount Snowden of Ickornshaw, in the West Riding of the County of York, and served as Lord Privy Seal in the National government from 1931 to 1932, when he resigned in protest at the enactment of a full scheme of Imperial Preference and protectionist tariffs.

Woking Crematorium

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Lord Snowden died of a heart attack at his home, Eden Lodge, Tilford, Surrey on 15 May 1937, aged 72. After cremation at Woking Crematorium his ashes were scattered on Cowling Moor near Ickornshaw.
Philip Snowden, 1st Viscount Snowden, died 1937 (ashes scattered on Cowling Moor near Ickornshaw, Yorkshire)

Politician

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Philip Snowden, 1st Viscount Snowden, PC (18 July 1864 – 15 May 1937) was a British politician.

Turncoat

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He broke with Labor policy in 1931, and was expelled from the party and excoriated as a turncoat, as the Party was overwhelmingly crushed that year by the National Government coalition that Snowden supported.

West Riding of Yorkshire

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Snowden was born in Cowling in the West Riding of Yorkshire.