Edward Hardy's headstone, Weaste cemetery
|Died||4 February 1960 (aged 75)|
Born in Nottingham in 1884, he moved to Salford, Lancashire and was educated at St Clement's Church School before beginning work as a barber's assistant at a young age. He became involved in the local politics, and was elected to Salford City Council. He was Mayor of Salford in 1933/34.
At the 1945 general election he was elected as Labour member of parliament for Salford South. The Salford South constituency was subsequently abolished, and Hardy was elected as MP for the new Salford East constituency in 1950, and re-elected in 1951. He retired from the Commons in 1955.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Edward Hardy
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John Joseph Stourton
|Member of Parliament for Salford South
1945 – 1950
|New constituency||Member of Parliament for Salford East
1950 – 1955
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