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Sydney Silverman in United Kingdom

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Labour politician. Imprisoned in the First World War as a conscientious objector, becoming an MP in 1935. Strong supporter of Jewish rights and strongly anti-Fascist. Fervent opponent of capital punishment, his Private Members Bill in 1956 passed the Commons but was defeated in the Lords.

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  • Article Name: Sydney Silverman
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  • Description: Sydney Silverman History Labour politician. Imprisoned in the First World War as a conscientious objector, becoming an MP [...]

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