Alfred Richard Barclay


Alfred Richard Barclay

Alfred Richard Barclay (1859-1912) was a New Zealand Member of Parliament for the City of Dunedin and Dunedin North, in the South Island.

Member of Parliament

Alfred Barclay represented one of the City of Dunedin seats in the New Zealand House of Representatives between 1899 and 1902. He returned to Parliament as the MP for Dunedin North from 1905 to 1908.

Barclay was a solicitor and a lecturer in constitutional history at Otago University. He was an admirer of Karl Marx: Barclay produced a pamphlet on Marx in 1899, and quoted him in his maiden speech in Parliament. [citation |first = Barry |last = Gustafson |author-link = Barry Gustafson |title = Labour's path to political independence: the origins and establishment of the NZ Labour Party 1900-1919 |place = Auckland, [N.Z.] ; Wellington, [N.Z.] |publisher = Auckland University Press ; Oxford University Press |year = 1980 |isbn = 0-196-47986-X |page = 154]

In 1907, Barclay introduced a motion in the debating chamber for the nationalization of the supply of food and clothing.

Reference

Books

:*citation |first = Alfred |last = Barclay |title = The origin of wealth: being the theory of Karl Marx in simple form / an address delivered by A.R. Barclay at Roslyn, Dunedin, on Tuesday 11th April, 1899 |place = Kensington, Dunedin [N.Z.] |publisher = S. Lister, Printer |year = 1899

:*citation |first = Alfred |last = Barclay |title = The "Achilles heel" of civilization: being a consideration of the question of unemployment and also Some remarks on the present political situation |place = Dunedin [N.Z.] |publisher = S. Lister, Printer |year = 1909

:*citation |first = Alfred |last = Barclay |title = The Premier and his troubles: being an address at the Trades Hall, Dunedin |place = Dunedin [N.Z.] |publisher = S. Lister, Printer |year = 1910

Further reading

:*citation |first = Barry |last = Gustafson |author-link = Barry Gustafson |title = Labour's path to political independence: the origins and establishment of the NZ Labour Party 1900-1919 |place = Auckland, [N.Z.] ; Wellington, [N.Z.] |publisher = Auckland University Press ; Oxford University Press |year = 1980 |isbn = 0-196-47986-X

:*citation |first = David A. |last = Hamer |title = The New Zealand Liberals: the years of power 1891-1912 |place = Auckland, [N.Z.] |publisher = Auckland University Press |year = 1988 |isbn = 1-869-40014-3

:*citation |first = James Oakley |last = Wilson |title = The New Zealand Parliamentary Record: 1840-1984|edition = 4th |place = Wellington, [N.Z.] |publisher = Government Printer |year = 1985


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