ID 0121

State Government of South Australia beginning 8 April 1927 - period in office of Premier Butler [jnr], Richard Layton ending on 17 April 1930



Period in office of premier (see Glossary entry for 'period in office' and related terms)

Premier
Butler [jnr], Richard Layton
Date of beginning of period in office
8 April 1927
Date of end of period in office
17 April 1930 
Reason for end of preceding period in office
Loss of general election 
Reason for end of this government
Loss of general election
Number of days in office
1,105 

Parliamentary support during period

Party affiliation of premier at start of period
Liberal Party
If coalition government
Coalition partner 1
Country Party
Coalition partner 2
--none--
Coalition partner 3
--none--
Coalition partner 4
--none--
Party support in parliament at beginning of period
Coalition
If change in parliamentary support during period
--none--  
If further change during period
--none--  

Number of ministers at beginning of period (this may vary during the period)

Total number of ministers
6
Number from party of premier
5
Number from coalition party 1
1
Number from coalition party 2
0
Number from upper house
2
Number who are women
0

Assembly elections contested as premier or after which became premier (see Glossary entry for 'after election')

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Election Premier at election Premier's party Premier after election Premier's party
SA 19 March 1938Richard Layton Butler [jnr]Liberal and Country LeagueRichard Layton Butler [jnr]Liberal and Country League
SA 8 April 1933Robert Stanley RichardsAustralian Labor PartyRichard Layton Butler [jnr]Liberal and Country League
SA 5 April 1930Richard Layton Butler [jnr]Liberal PartyLionel Laughton HillAustralian Labor Party
SA 26 March 1927Lionel Laughton HillAustralian Labor PartyRichard Layton Butler [jnr]Liberal Party

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Sources

Hughes and Graham, (1968) A Handbook of Ausralian Government and Politics 1890-1964.

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