NEW MANCHESTER M.P.
WIFE IN HAMILTON O.c. HAMILTON, this day. A Hamilton resident with an extra personal interest in the British elections is Mrs. Diamond, of Ohaupo Road. She Is the wife of the successful Labour candidate for Blackley Division of Manchester, who polled 19,561 compared with 14,747 by the sitting Conservative member, J. Lees-Jones. Mrs. Diamond, and her three small children, have been living as refugees. in the Dominion for the past five years. She said she was more anxious than ever to return home after learning of her husband's success. She had not expected the victory, and did not tninK her husband did either as the seat was always regarded as a safe Conservative one. She said she had made all preparations to return home, and was daily awaiting word of an available ship. Mrs. Diamond said her three children would go back to England strong and healthy. They had been particularly attracted by the weather in New Zealand, and were not looking forward to the English winter.
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NEW MANCHESTER M.P., Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 177, 28 July 1945
NEW MANCHESTER M.P. Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 177, 28 July 1945
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