Sydney Silverman

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Samuel Sydney Silverman was the Labour MP for Nelson and Colne from 1935 to 1968.[1]

He introduced a private member's bill which led to the abolition of the death penalty in Britain in 1965.[2]


  1. Samuel Silverman, Hansard, accessed 28 October 2012.
  2. Sabina Frediani, No Place for the Death Penalty, Liberty News, 10 October 2011.