Walter Ayles

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Walter Ayles
1927 Walter Henry Ayles.jpg
Ayles in 1927 by Lafayette © National Portrait Gallery
Born (1879-04-24)24 April 1879
Died 6 July 1953(1953-07-06) (aged 74)
Nationality British
Occupation Politician

Walter Henry Ayles (24 March 1879 – 6 July 1953) was a British Labour Party politician who served as a Member of Parliament (MP) for 11 years between 1923 and 1953.

He was a conscientious objector in the First World War, and served as secretary of the No More War Movement, 1931-1932. He was also a Councillor on Bristol City Council.

He was selected by Bristol East ILP to be their candidate for the 1918 General Election. but was replaced prior to the campaign. He was Member of Parliament for Bristol North from 1923 to 1924 and from 1929 to 1931; for Southall from 1945 to 1950; and for Hayes and Harlington from 1950 until he resigned his seat on 31 January 1953, by accepting the post of Steward of the Manor of Northstead. He died that July, aged 74.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Henry Guest
Member of Parliament for Bristol North
19231924
Succeeded by
Frederick Guest
Preceded by
Frederick Guest
Member of Parliament for Bristol North
19291931
Succeeded by
Robert Bernays
New constituency Member of Parliament for Southall
19451950
Succeeded by
George Pargiter
New constituency Member of Parliament for Hayes and Harlington
1950–1953
Succeeded by
Arthur Skeffington