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Educated at Winchester College and Trinity College, Cambridge, he entered the Inner Temple to study for the bar. He did not become a barrister, instead becoming a solicitor. He was a partner in the firm of Bewick, Moreing and Company, a legal firm who specialised in mining interests. Moreing travelled much of the world in this capacity, and was a director of a number of mining companies.
Early in the First World War he received a commission into the 3rd London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers), Territorial Force, and first entered France with its 1st Battalion's arrival on the Western Front in January 1915. He was discharged at the end of his military career with the rank of captain.
Moreing was a Municipal Reform Party councillor on the London County Council representing St Pancras South West from 1925-34. From 1927-34 he was the party's whip on the council. He was the council's representative on the Port of London Authority.
He was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Preston at the 1931 general election, and held the seat until his death in 1940. In the resulting by-election, Randolph Churchill (son of the Prime Minister Winston Churchill) was returned unopposed.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "P" (part 2)[self-published source][better source needed]
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Adrian Moreing
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With: William Kirkpatrick, 1931–1936
Edward Charles Cobb, 1936–1945
Randolph Churchill and
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