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Charles Duncan (8 June 1865 – 6 July 1933)[1] was a Labour Party politician in England.

He was elected at the 1906 general election as Member of Parliament (MP) for Barrow-in-Furness,[2] and held the seat until his narrow defeat at the 1918 general election by the Conservative Party candidate.[3]

He did not stand again in Barrow, but at the 1922 election, he stood in Clay Cross, winning the seat by a large majority from a divided Liberal Party.[3] He was re-elected at the next four general elections, and died in office in 1933, aged 68.


  1. ^ "House of Commons constituencies beginning with "C" (part 4)". Leigh Rayment's House of Commons pages. Retrieved 2009-04-20.  
  2. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1974]. British parliamentary election results 1885–1918 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 65. ISBN 0-900178-27-2.  
  3. ^ a b Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918–1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 73, 320. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.  

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir Charles Cayzer, Bt.
Member of Parliament for Barrow-in-Furness
Succeeded by
Robert Chadwick
Preceded by
Thomas Broad
Member of Parliament for Clay Cross
1922 – 1933
Succeeded by
Arthur Henderson


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