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LABOUR MINISTRY

MORE APPOINTMENTS NavaL stoker Becomes Civil Lord Of Admiralty N.Z. Press Association—Copyright T , „ . LONDON, Aug. 5. terisi ™ ♦ m aj°rity of MinisGovernment m A S& new La^ Mln p t al[ng f Pensions -Mr. Wilfred Mlni ainfon W ° rkS -- Mr - Geo^ mn sasr Plan - Mr r r° f a N % t[ ?£ a l InsuranceMr. G. A. Griffiths. Min Winste°/. CiVil Av *ation.-Lord Mini Wmiams lnformation - Mr - E - J ' Postmaster-General.—Earl of ListoCh Te^WS the ß^ y d° fLanCaS - Att °ar ~ Mi \ Hartley Solicitor-General.—Mr. Frank SosJunior Ministers Junior Ministerial appointments have been made as follows:— Admiralty.—Civil Lord: Mr. W J Edwards. Financial Secretary: Mr' John Dugdale. y

Parliamentary Secretaries.—AgriWrt™ an( t Fisheries: Earl of Huntingdon. Education: Mr. Arthur S ln TT S " ,- Foo , d: r, Dr - Edith Summerskill. Fuel and Power: Mr. William Foster. Health: Mr. C. W. Key Labour: Mr. Ness Edwards. National Insurance: Mr. G. S. Lindly. Pensions: "Mrs. Jenny Adamson. Supply and Aircraft Production: Mr. William Leonard and Mr. Arthur Woodburn. Board of Trade: Mr. Ellis Smith Overseas Trade: Professor H. A Marquand. War Transport: Mr. g' R. Strauss. Works: Mr. J. H. Wilson. Treasury.—Parliamentary Secretary: Mr. William Whiteley. Financial Secretary: Mr. W. G. Hall. Lords Commissioners: Mr. R. J. Taylor and Mr. Joseph Henderson. War Office. — Under-Secretary: Lord Nathan. Financial Secretary: Mr. F. J. Bellenger. Other Parliamentary Under-Secre-taries.—Air: Mr. John Strachey. Colonial Office: Mr. A. C. Joncj. Dominions: Mr. John Parker. Foreign Office: Mr. Hector McNeil. Home Office: Mr. G. H. Olivti Indian Office: Mr. Arthur Henderson. Scottish Office: Mr. George Buchanan and Mr. Thomas Fraser (jointly). Royal Household. — Captain, Gentlemen-at-Arms: Lord Ammon. Captain, Yeomen of the Guard: Lord Walkden. Treasurer: Mr. George Mathers. Comptroller: Mr. Arthur Pearson. The new Civil Lord of the Admiralty, Mr.. W. J. Edwards, according to the Sunday Express, was a stoker on a warship at the date of his return to Parliament at a by-election during the war. He represents Whitechapel and is the .first sailor from the lower deck to hold political office at the Admiralty/ In the House he has been a popular and effective back-bencher. He is-now entitled to a general salute when he steps on the quarterdeck of a ship.

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LABOUR MINISTRY, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 184, 6 August 1945

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LABOUR MINISTRY Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 184, 6 August 1945

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