Sidney James Webb, Baron Passfield (1859-1947), Politician; MP, social reformer, economist and a co-founder of the London School of Economics
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Political and social reformer; Labour MP for Seaham (1922-9) and President of the Board of Trade (1924); with his wife Beatrice founded the London School of Economics and Political Science (1895) and the New Statesman (1913); shown signalling 'the inevitability of gradualness' marking the advance of socialism.
by Allan Chappelow
sepia vintage print, August 1942