Portrait of Haldane at Work on Education by Eric and Mary Anderson Ashby

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It was perhaps as much due to this reputation for independence, as to Haldane's shortcomings as a public speaker, that alone of his close colleagues he was not given office when Gladstone formed his last administration in 1892, or, indeed, when Rosebery succeeded to the premiership in 1894. Whether or not this was so, we doubt whether he would have refused a post if he had been offered one. But he still had to consolidate his position at the bar, and anyway he was beginning to experience what was to be the enduring satisfaction of his career: the satisfaction of influencing events by remote control, often anonymously, through informal conversations, talks at weekend house parties, acting as go-between to convey embryonic policies, modifying Appointment with Mr Haldane 19 them all the time so that consensus could be reached, narrowing gaps between opposing views, proposing names for appointments; in short, Haldane had become the confidant of a wide variety of people.

Briefs came pressing in on him from industrial magnates and colonial governments. His fees, already in the region of £2500 a year, mounted rapidly. A clear road lay ahead: the road to a distinguished and affluent practice as a barrister; beyond that a judgeship, leading perhaps, to appointment as one of the lords of appeal. But this was not the road Haldane chose. Writing in 1894, he said he had no intention of allowing his legal practice to 'swallow' him up. His goal was still political office 'not legal office, but one like the Local Government Board or the Scottish Office'.

The business of the house of commons is to give a practical shape and legislative form to ideas which are sent to it from outside... ' Then came Haldane's commitment to collectivism to which he had been converted in what Beatrice Webb called 'a sort of vague metaphysical way': 'we no longer concern ourselves with individuals, however numerous or important, but we devote our attention much more to the community as distinguished from the individuals who make it up. There is a sense of the corporate life of the nation, and of the claim which that corporate life has upon us, which it seems to me was almost unknown...

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