COMMONWEALTH: House of Commons.

COMMONWEALTH

(British Commonwealth of Nations')

House of Commons. The Government was again saved from defeat by the Liberals. A motion to reduce Minister of Labor Tom Shaw's salary by $435, because the Government had failed to produce a constructive plan to deal with unemployment, was defeated by 244 to 210 votes. Fifteen Liberals and one Independent voted with the Conservatives. Tom had little intelligible to say. The most biting criticism came from a Liberal ex-Minister of Labor, Dr. Macnamara, who pointed out that the Labor Party had declared that it had all its...

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