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Apr 28, 2015

MP couldn't stomach Lib-Con pact

A Liberal and Conservative coalition was a divisive issue in the 1918 general election, and Caernarfon-based MP Ellis Davies refused to back ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

the deal brokered by his local colleague, Prime Minister David Lloyd George. Mr Davies, a solicitor by profession, stood against the official coalition candidate and lost his Eifion seat. He re-entered the House of Commons briefly in the 1920s. He joined Labour in the 1930s but soon disagreed with its foreign policies. For more on his story, scan the QR codes in the window of the former Liberal Club in Caernarfon, now home to the Ellis Davies & Co law practice. Or click here