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Viscount Addison: leader of the lords.

Minney, R. J.

Viscount Addison: leader of the lords.

by Minney, R. J.

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Published by Odhams Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Addison, Christopher Addison, 1st viscount, 1869-1951

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA565.A22 M5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6265637M
    LC Control Number59000448
    OCLC/WorldCa1025026

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    For more information about Christopher Addison's political work and later years, we recommend the internet site: Catalogue of the papers of Christopher Addison, 1st Viscount Addison (). Compiled by: Hannah Lowery The Viscount Simon: Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain – Succeeded by The Lord Simonds: Party political offices Preceded by The Viscount Addison: Leader of the Labour Party in the House of Lords – Succeeded by The Earl Alexander of Hillsborough: Peerage of the United Kingdom; New creation: Baron Jowitt – Extinct.

    British Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from October to October The last Prime Minister to hold office while a member of the House of Lords, before renouncing his peerage and taking up a seat in the House of Commons for the remainder of . LONDON, Dec. 2 -- Viscount Addison, Government leader of the House of Lords, informed that body this afternoon that he had received a message from King George informing him that Captain Lord.


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Viscount Addison: leader of the lords. London, Odhams Press [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Christopher Addison Addison, Viscount; Christopher Addison Addison, Viscount: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: R J Minney. The Leader of the House of Lords is a member of the Cabinet of the United Kingdom who is responsible for arranging government business in the House of role is always held in combination with a formal Cabinet position, usually one of the sinecure offices of Lord President of the Council, Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal or Chancellor of the Duchy of : The Earl Howe.

As Lord Chancellor he also served as speaker of the House of Lords – a delicate job given the Conservative majority in the Lords. Christopher Addison, Labour's leader in the Lords, died shortly after the party's defeat in the general election.

Labour was now in opposition, and Jowitt took over as leader of the Labour ality: British. In Addison became Leader of the Labour Peers, and as the papers show, was well liked by his fellow peers.

He was active in the House on issues such as the Japanese invasion of Singapore and Malaya, and defence of aerodromes and London.

With the Labour victory in Addison was elevated to Viscount and Leader of the House of Lords. He made his greatest mark however as leader of the House of Lords, when he had to press the government's nationalization schemes in face of a very strong opposition, and did so with urbane ability.

He was advanced to the rank of a Viscount inand was awarded on 3 December the rare distinction of a Knighthood of the Garter. The Lord President of the Council is the fourth of the Great Officers of State of the United Kingdom, ranking below the Lord High Treasurer but above the Lord Privy Lord President usually attends and is responsible for presiding over meetings of the Privy Council, presenting business for the monarch's the modern era, the holder is by convention always a member of one of.

Robert Arthur James Gascoyne-Cecil, 5th Marquess of Salisbury, KG, PC (27 August – 23 February ), known as Viscount Cranborne from towas a British Conservative politician. Initially elected to the House of Commons inSalisbury was summoned ot the House of Lords inbecoming the leader of the Conservative Party in that house until He also served in.

Peter Raina’s House of Lords Reform recounts the long struggle to bring an ancient institution up to date. The first volume ended inas crisis overwhelmed Europe.

Reform issues were not forgotten, however. This second volume continues the story, presenting a wealth of illuminating records, a great many of them published here for the first time. Viscount Addison: Leader of the Lords. By R. Minney. (Pp. inlustrated. 25s.) London: Odhams Press. This Life of Lord Addison, as might be expected from the author of Clive of India, is an interesting one.

It is based on Lord Addison's own papers. family diaries, andthe Lloyd Georgepapers lent by Lord Beaverbrook, and may be. Definitions of Christopher Addison, 1st Viscount Addison, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of Christopher Addison, 1st Viscount Addison, analogical dictionary of Christopher Addison, 1st Viscount Addison (English).

being particularly associated with an understanding between Viscount Addison, the Leader of the House of Lords, and Viscount Cranborne (the fifth Marquess of Salisbury from ), Leader of the Opposition in the Lords, during the Labour Government of –51; and thus is sometimes called the Salisbury/Addison doctrine.

Politics from within, including some records of a great national effort / by Christopher Addison ; with a foreword by Lord Carson Addison, Christopher, [ Book: ]. Christopher Addison, Ist Viscount Addison, (born JHogsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England—died DecemWest Wycombe, Buckinghamshire), British surgeon and statesman who was prominent in both Liberal and Labour governments between the wars and after World War II.

Addison was educated at Trinity College, Harrogate, Yorkshire, and at St. Christopher Addison, 1st Viscount Addison was born on 19 June at Hogsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England G. 1 He was the son of Robert Addison and Susan Fanthorpe.

1 He married, firstly, Isobel Mackinnon Gray, daughter of Archibald Gray, on 25 March 1 He married, secondly, Beatrice Dorothy Low, daughter of Frederick Percy Low, on 4 November at St.

Mark's. UK Leader of the House of Lords. UK GOVERNMENT OFFICE. Charles Townshend: 2nd Viscount Townshend. Christopher Addison: 1st Viscount Addison Oct Mar Robert Arthur James Gascoyne-Cecil: Please feel free to suggest books that might be critical omissions.

This unusual process is a result of a compromise reached when the House of Lords was reformed in and The Labour Party manifesto in had proposed to remove all of the hereditary peers from the house, but in a departure from the Salisbury-Addison convention the Lords objected and prevailed, forcing the government to retain 92 of them.

Christopher Addison, 1st Viscount Addison, KG PC FRCS (19 June – 11 December ) was a British medical doctor and politician. By turns a Liberal and a Labourite, he served as Minister of Munitions during the First World War, and was later Minister of Health under David Lloyd George and Leader of the House of Lords under Clement Attlee.

He was a prominent anatomist, and perhaps the. LONDON, Dec. Viscount Addison, who ended his long career a British politics as Labor party Leader in the House of Lords, died tonight at his home in Buckinghamshire. Herbert Stanley Morrison, Baron Morrison of Lambeth, CH, PC (3 January – 6 March ) was a British Labour politician who held a variety of senior positions in the the inter-war period, he was Minister of Transport during the – Labour Government, then, after losing his seat in Parliament inbecame Leader of the London County Council in the s.

It is sometimes known in political circles as the 'Salisbury-Addison' convention, Viscount Addison being the Leader of the Lords in the Attlee government. The convention was observed by the Lords between and the mids, when the continuing validity of the doctrine began to be questioned.

This is the first biography of Rt. Hon. William Wedgwood Benn DSO, DFC, first Viscount Stansgate, cabinet minister under MacDonald and Attlee, Air Commodore with active service in both World Wars, defector from the Liberals to Labour over his dispute with Lloyd George, and father of Tony Benn.

Benn served in the army and RAF during the First World War (when he took part in the first parachute 4/5(2).Christopher Addison, 1st Viscount Addison, KG, PC, FRCS (19 June – 11 December ) was a British medical doctor and politician.

By turns a liberal and a socialist, he served as Minister of Munitions during the First World War, and was later Minister of Health under David Lloyd George and Leader of the House of Lords under Clement Attlee.The Right Honourable The Viscount Addison KG PC Minister of Munitions.