Michael Foot, Labour politician, giving a speech
Michael Foot (Michael Mackintosh Foot, 1913-2010), British Labour politician and writer, Leader of the Opposition 1980-1983, CND supporter, and the oldest sitting member of the House of Commons 1987-1992. Seen here giving a speech, probably at a Labour Party conference, watched by Tony Benn (Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn, formerly 2nd Viscount Stansgate, b 1925) and Judith Hart (Baroness Hart of South Lanark, 1924-1991).
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David Lloyd George (1863-1945) Introducing the Munitions Bil
Illustration showing David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor, then Minister of Munitions, delivering a speech to the House of Commons on the Munitions Bill and displaying a High Explosive fuse.
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The House of Commons in Walpole's Administration
The House of Commons in Walpole's Administration - with Arthur Onslow in the Speaker's Chair and Sir Robert Walpole on the left. Others present include Sidney Godolphin, Sir Joseph Jekyll, Edward Stables, Sir James Thornhill (Hogarth's father-in-law), and Mr Aiskew. The Speaker appears to be calling on Walpole to speak.
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