He was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Birmingham West at a by-election in 1937 following the death of the Conservative MP Sir Austen Chamberlain. At the 1945 general election, he was defeated by the Labour Party candidate, Charles Simmons.
- "House of Commons constituencies beginning with "B" (part 3)". Leigh Rayment's House of Commons pages. Retrieved 2009-04-02.
- Craig, F. W. S. (1983) . British parliamentary election results 1918–1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Walter Higgs
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