Educated at St Olave's and Worcester College, Oxford, Lindsay (1897-1991) was the first Labour president of the Oxford Union (1922-23). He was Barnett research fellow at Toynbee Hall (1923-26), director of Voluntary Migration Societies, Dominions Office (1929-31) and first general secretary of Political and Economic Planning (1931-35). He was Member of Parliament for National Labour (1933-43), as Independent National (1943-45) and as an Independent for the Combined English Universities (1945-50). He was civil lord of the Admiralty (1935-37) and parliamentary secretary of the Board of Education (1937-40).
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Source: www ; Parliamentary Companion 1938.
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