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Leslie Hore-Belisha, Baron Hore-Belisha (1893-1957), Politician; MP, Cabinet Minister and Secretary of State for War

Sitter in 26 portraits
Politician; Liberal MP for Devonport (1923-45). While Minister of Transport (1934-7) Hore-Belisha introduced 'Belisha beacons' and other road safety measures as well as transferring trunk roads to state care. As Secretary of State for War (1937-40) he carried out urgent reforms in the armed services and in Churchill's Caretaker Government of 1945 served as Minister of National Insurance (1945).

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Leslie Hore-Belisha, Baron Hore-Belisha

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1938
NPG x21044

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Leslie Hore-Belisha, Baron Hore-Belisha

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1938
NPG x21045

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Leslie Hore-Belisha, Baron Hore-Belisha

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1938
NPG x21046

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Leslie Hore-Belisha, Baron Hore-Belisha

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1938
NPG x21047

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Leslie Hore-Belisha, Baron Hore-Belisha

by Walter Stoneman
negative, October 1942
NPG x164456

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Leslie Hore-Belisha, Baron Hore-Belisha

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1949
NPG x164473