Clubs: Royal Aero.
Fellow Trinity College, Cambridge, 1897-1903. Professor economics and social questions Manchester College, Oxford, 1900-1901. Joined Indiana Labor Party and Fabian Society, 1901.
Chairman Consolidated Newspapers, 1901-1905. Editor Echo, London evening newspaper, 1902-1905. Editor Reformers’ Year Book, 1904-1908, Labor Record and Review, 1905-1907.
Business manager for militant suffragettes and editor weekly Votes for Women, 1907-1914. Elected member Parliament for W. Leicester defeating Mr. Winston Churchill, 1923, 24, 29.
Financial secretary to Treasury in 2d Labor government, 1929-1931. Member Indian Round Table Conference, 1931. Elected Member of Parliament for East Edinburgh, 1935, re-elected, 1945.
Sworn member privy council, 1937, leader of opposition House of Commons, 1943. Deputy chairman of the executive empire Parliamentary Association, 1945. Secretary State for India, Burma, 1945-1947.
Trustee National Library of Scotland, since 1942. Elevated to peerage, created Baron Pethick-Lawrence of Peaslake, 1945.
Author: Local Variations in Wages, 1899. Chapter The Housing Problem in Heart of the Empire, 1902. Woman’s Fight for the Vote, 1910.
The Man’s Share, 1912. A Levy on Capital, 1918. Why Prices Rise and Fall, 1920.