Definition of Stafford Cripps from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Stafford Cripps

 
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(1889-1952) a British Labour politician who is best remembered for his policy of 'austerity' after World War II, when as Chancellor of the Exchequer he kept a tight control over Britain's economy. He was the nephew of Beatrice Webb, and was made a knight in 1930.