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Conservative Prime Minister between 1922-1924. Invited to form a coalition government in 1916 but deferred to David Lloyd George. One of the issues he presided over as Prime Minster was inter-Allied war debts, as the United Kingdom owed vast sums of money to the US, and was in turn owed money by France and Italy. Resigned due to ill-health and died later that year.

History of the Rt. Hon. Andrew Bonar Law (1858-1923)

The following commentary about Rt. Hon. Andrew Bonar Law (1858-1923) in the Churchill Era is produced by the Churchill College (Cambridge): British politician. Prime Minister 1922 – 1923.

Elected as a Unionist MP for Glasgow in 1900. Served as the leader of the Conservative and Unionist opposition in the House of Commons (1911-1915), before becoming Secretary of State for the Colonies in the National Government (1915-1916). Served as Chancellor of the Exchequer (1916-1918), and as Lord Privy Seal (1919-1921), and was a member of Lloyd George’s War Cabinet (1916-1918). Served as Prime Minister (1922-1923).



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