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Matthew Ridley

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Matthew White Ridley, first Viscount Ridley (1842–1904), politician

1886-9 Chaired the royal commission on civil establishments, otherwise known as the "Ridley commission" which inquired into the work and organization of the Home Office.

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  • Biography of Matthew White Ridley, ODNB