Alfred Holland (politician)

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Alfred Holland (29 January 1900 – 30 August 1936)[1] was a Labour Party politician in England.

He was elected at the 1935 general election as Member of Parliament (MP) for Clay Cross, filling the seat held by Arthur Henderson until his death shortly before the election.[2] Holland died of meningitis[3][4] only 9 months after his election to the House of Commons, aged 36.[1]


  1. ^ a b "House of Commons constituencies beginning with "C" (part 4)". Leigh Rayment's House of Commons pages. Retrieved 2009-04-20. 
  2. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918–1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 320. ISBN 0-900178-06-X. 
  3. ^ The Catholic Herald, Issue from 4 September 1936. URL last accessed 2012-10-29.
  4. ^ North-East Derbyshire Labour Party: History of the Labour Party in NE Derbyshire. URL last accessed 2012-10-29.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Arthur Henderson
Member of Parliament for Clay Cross
Succeeded by
George Ridley