COMMONWEALTH: Advent of Laborism

(British Commonwealth of Nations)

Out. After the defeat of the Conservative Ministry in the House of Commons on a motion of no confidence (TIME, Jan. 28), Premier Baldwin taxied to Buckingham Palace and tendered the resignations of his Cabinet to the King and advised His Majesty to ask James Ramsay Macdonald, Labor Leader of the Opposition, to form a Cabinet. The King accepted the Cabinet's resignations and took immediate steps to summon Mr. Macdonald to the Palace. Thus was the usual procedure of an outgoing Cabinet...

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