GREAT BRITAIN: Parliament's Week: Dec. 24, 1934

The Lords:

Shuddered at their "most painful debate in 50 years," an unprecedented spat between Lord Chief Justice of England and the Lord High Chancellor (see below).

The Commons:

Received with complete apathy an announcement by beak-nosed Chancellor of the Exchequer Neville Chamberlain that, despite the boasted British Treasury surplus, His Majesty's Government chose to welsh on their War-debt payment due the U. S. last week.* Snorted Liberal David Lloyd George: "I should have thought it was not altogether wise to boast to your creditor...

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