Douglas Hogg, 1st Viscount Hailsham
The Right Honourable
The Viscount Hailsham
Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain In office
28 March 1928 – 4 June 1929
Monarch George V Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin Preceded by The Viscount Cave Succeeded by The Viscount Sankey In office
7 June 1935 – 9 March 1938
Monarch George V
Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin
Preceded by The Viscount Sankey Succeeded by The Lord Maugham Leader of the House of Lords In office
5 November 1931 – 7 June 1935
Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald Preceded by The Marquess of Reading Succeeded by The Marquess of Londonderry Secretary of State for War In office
5 November 1931 – 7 June 1935
Preceded by The Marquess of Crewe Succeeded by The Viscount Halifax Lord President of the Council In office
9 March 1938 – 31 October 1938
Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain Preceded by The Viscount Halifax Succeeded by The Viscount Runciman of Doxford Personal details Born 28 February 1872 Died 16 August 1950 Nationality British Political party Conservative Spouse(s) Elizabeth Marjoribanks
Hogg was the son of the merchant and philanthropist Quintin Hogg, seventh son of Sir James Hogg, 1st Baronet (see Hogg Baronets). He was educated at Eton College and then studied sugar growing in the West Indies. After serving in the Boer War he was called to the Bar in 1902.
He was one of the foremost advocates of his age and as Attorney-General guided the Trade Disputes Act of 1927 through the House of Commons after the general strike of 1926 which had ended with large-scale unemployment while those still employed were forced to accept longer hours, lower wages, and district wage agreements. The Trade Disputes and Trade Union Act made mass picketing and all sympathetic strikes illegal and directed that union members had to contract into any political levy. It also forbade civil service unions from affiliating with the Trades Union Congress.
Hogg was a bencher of Lincoln's Inn and served as Lord Chancellor in the UK Conservative governments of 1928-29 and 1935-1938. During his second term he was the last Lord High Steward to preside over the trial of a peer (26th Baron de Clifford) in the House of Lords.
Lord Hailsham married Elizabeth Marjoribanks, widow of Archibald Marjoribanks, in 1905 and they had two sons, including Quintin Hogg, Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone. His grandson is Douglas Hogg, 3rd Viscount Hailsham
- ^ Rose, Kenneth (1983). King George V. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. p. 402. ISBN 0297782452. OCLC 9909629. "It was thus that on the morning of 20 January , three members of the Privy Council came down to Sandringham... MacDonald, the Lord President of the Council; Hailsham, the Lord Chancellor; and Simon, the Home Secretary."
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Douglas Hogg
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