Hugh McDowall Lawson
(13 February 1912
– 23 March 1997
) was a politician in the United Kingdom
's short-lived Common Wealth Party
, which was founded to contest parliamentary by-elections
during World War II
He was elected to the House of Commons as Member of Parliament (MP) for Skipton at a by-election in January 1944, but did not contest the 1945 general election.
- Craig, F. W. S. (1983). British parliamentary election results 1918-1949. 3rd edition, Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.