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Sir William "Will" Lawther (20 May 1889 – 1 February 1976) was a politician and trade union leader in the United Kingdom.

Lawther was President of the Miners' Federation of Great Britain (MFGB). He was the Labour Member of Parliament (MP) for the Barnard Castle constituency from 1929–1931.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Cuthbert Headlam
Member of Parliament for Barnard Castle
Succeeded by
Cuthbert Headlam
Political offices
Preceded by
S. O. Davies
Vice-President of the Miners' Federation of Great Britain (MFGB)
Succeeded by
Jim Bowman
Preceded by
Joseph Jones
President of the Miners' Federation of Great Britain (MFGB)
Succeeded by
Position abolished
Preceded by
New position
President of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM)
Succeeded by
Ernest Jones
Preceded by
Florence Hancock
President of the Trades Union Congress
Succeeded by
H. L. Bullock


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