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Leslie Burgin showing the text written on the wall of a building to the Mayor of Tottenham and to the people standing beside him.

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Leslie Burgin showing the text written on the wall of a building to the Mayor of Tottenham and to the people standing beside him.
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Leslie Burgin showing the text written on the wall of a building to the Mayor of Tottenham and to the people standing beside him.
Leslie Burgin showing the text written on the wall of a building to the Mayor of Tottenham and to the people standing beside him.
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Leslie Burgin showing the text written on the wall of a building to the Mayor of Tottenham and to the people standing beside him. Mr. leslie Burgin, Minister of Supply to-day visited in company with forty members of Parliament he Borough of Tottenham Refuse Disposal and Salvage Works to see what is being done to salvage valuable material from waste in the national effort. Edward Leslie Burgin was a British Liberal and later Liberal National politician in the 1930s. In the 1929 general election Burgin was elected as Liberal Member of Parliament (MP) for Luton. Along with other Liberal MPs he joined the Liberal Nationals in 1931 and was made a Charity Commissioner. In 1932 he was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Trade. He was appointed to the Privy Council in the 1937 Coronation Honours. In 1937 Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain appointed Burgin as Minister of Transport. Two years later he was appointed as the first Minister of Supply in April 1939. As the post had not yet been established in law, he formally served as Minister without Portfolio for the first three months. He was born on 13 July 1887 and died on 16 August, 1945. people, men, Leslie Burgin, British, Liberal National politician, Member of Parliament, Minister of Transport, Minister of Supply, standing, together, women, showing, text, written, wall, holding, umbrella, smiling, building, England, 1940

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