Hartley William Shawcross Quotes

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The Right Honourable
The Lord Shawcross
GBE PC QC
President of the Board of Trade
In office
24 April â€“ 26 October 1951
Prime Minister Clement Attlee
Preceded by Harold Wilson
Succeeded by Peter Thorneycroft
Attorney General
In office
4 August 1945 â€“ 24 April 1951
Prime Minister Clement Attlee
Preceded by Sir David Maxwell Fyfe
Succeeded by Sir Frank Soskice

There comes a point when a man must refuse to answer to his leader if he is also to answer to his own conscience.
Hartley William Shawcross
Criticising the other fellow because he's in and you are not seems to me a futile waste of time.
Hartley William Shawcross