GREAT BRITAIN: Parliament's Week: Jun. 18, 1923

¶Premier Baldwin announced in the House that the Government is prepared to grant facilities to Lady Astor's bill prohibiting the sale of intoxicants to persons under 18 years of age if it fails to pass through the remaining stages in the time allotted to private members' bills.

¶Mrs. Philipson (Mabel Russell), newly elected Conservative member for Berwick-upon-Tweed, took her seat in the House. A Labor member is said to have shouted: "Cheer up, Nancy!" to Lady Astor.

¶A bill providing for equal divorce rights for both sexes was...

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