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Albert Law (28 December 1872 – 22 October 1956) was a British Labour Party politician.

Law was born in Bolton, and worked as a cotton spinner in the town. He became active in the Bolton and District Operative Cotton Spinners' Provincial Association, serving as it president from 1916 to 1918 and then again from 1920 to 1922. He was also active in the Labour Party, serving as president of Bolton Trades Council and Labour Party.[1]

He was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Bolton, a two-member constituency, from 1923 to 1924, and again from 1929 to 1931.[2] He stood again in 1935 but was unsuccessful.[1]

Law also served as a Methodist preacher.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Stenton, Michael; Lees, Stephen (1979). Who's Who of British Members of Parliament. III. Brighton: Harvester Press. p. 203. ISBN 0855273259.
  2. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "B" (part 4)
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William Edge
William Russell
Member of Parliament for Bolton
19231924
With: Sir Joseph Herbert Cunliffe
Succeeded by
Sir Joseph Cunliffe
Cecil Hilton
Preceded by
Sir Joseph Cunliffe
Cecil Hilton
Member of Parliament for Bolton
19291931
With: Michael Brothers
Succeeded by
Sir John Haslam
Sir Cyril Entwistle