Emlyn Garner Evans - Chester Candidate

Chester Candidate

He spoke at the 1935 Liberal Party Assembly as the delegate of the Cambridge University Liberal Union, seconding a motion moved by Isaac Foot on behalf of the party executive that set out the party's aims. While working as a secretary, he was selected as Liberal Party candidate for City of Chester at the 1935 general election shortly before the poll. Although the seat was reckoned the Liberals' best prospect in Cheshire, Evans came second in a three-cornered fight, 6,699 votes behind the Conservative winner.

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