Leslie Scott (British politician)
Scott was Solicitor General for six months in 1922, until fall of the Lloyd George-led coalition government, and was knighted the same year. He had hoped to be appointed Attorney General, but never reached that office.
He was made a Privy Counsellor in 1927, and after leaving the House of Commons, he returned to his private legal practice. In 1935 he was appointed as an Lord Justice of Appeal, and in 1940 became the senior lord justice. He retired in 1948, and died in Oxford in 1950.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Leslie Scott
- Portraits of Leslie Scott at the National Portrait Gallery, London
- Catalogue of Scott's papers, held at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick
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