He returned to the council in March 1930 as a Municipal Reform Party councillor when he was elected to fill a casual vacancy in the representation of Paddington North. He held the seat at the next three elections before retiring from the council in 1946. He served as Deputy Chairman of the London County Council for 1940–1941.
Mayor of Paddington for two terms 1940-42.
A video of him accompanying Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) on a visit to a salvage centre here .