Liberal Party Frontbench Team, 1945–56

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Members of the British Liberal Party's Frontbench Team from 1945 to 1956 (leaderships listed chronologically):

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  • 1946: Tom Horabin defects to Labour Party and is replaced as Chief Whip by Frank Byers
  • July 1949: Violet Bonham Carter becomes Deputy Leader of the party
  • February 1950: Jo Grimond replaces Frank Byers as Chief Whip
  • 1952: Arthur Holt becomes Parliamentary Chairman of the Liberal Party.
  • 1955: Arthur Holt replaced as Parliamentary Chairman of the Liberal Party.