Ernest Popplewell

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Ernest Popplewell, Baron Popplewell, CBE (10 December 1899 – 11 August 1977) was a British Labour Party politician.

In the Labour landslide at the 1945 general election, Popplewell was elected as Member of Parliament for Newcastle upon Tyne West. In 1951 he was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).[1] After his retirement from the House of Commons at the 1966 general election, he was made a life peer as Baron Popplewell, of Sherburn-in-Elmet in the West Riding of the County of York on 6 June 1966.[2]


  1. ^ "No. 39396". The London Gazette (Supplement). 30 November 1951. p. 6236.
  2. ^ "No. 44014". The London Gazette. 7 June 1966. p. 6598.
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William Nunn
Member of Parliament for Newcastle upon Tyne West
Succeeded by
Robert Brown

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