High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Barnett Janner, Baron Janner (20 June 1892 4 May 1982) was a British politician who was elected as a Liberal Member of Parliament (MP) and later as a Labour MP. He was first elected to the House of Commons at the 1931 general election as a Liberal, for the Whitechapel and St Georges constituency in the East End of London. He lost his seat at the 1935 election. Janner returned to Parliament ten years later, when he as returned at the 1945 general election as Labour MP for Leicester West. When that constituency was abolished for he 1950 election, he was re-elected for the new Leicester North West. He held that seat until he retired from the Commons at the 1970 general election, when his seat was held for Labour by his son Greville.