Sunday, 10 May 2009

At the end of the road: Ernest Millington (1916-2009), Britain's last WWII MP

Ernest Millington, the last surviving person to sit in the British Parliament during World War II, has died at 93. Millington became an MP for the left-wing Common Wealth party through a by-election in Chelmsford in April 1945, joined Labour in 1946 and lost his seat in Parliament in 1950. The BBC has more on this last survivor:

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