British Commonwealth of Nations: Parliament's Week: Jun. 16, 1924

COMMONWEALTH

(British Commonwealth of Nations)

House of Commons. The Government's Housing Bill was passed by the House. This Bill, which is designed to solve the housing problem in Britain, calls for State subsidies of $146,200,000 per annum, extending over many years with a possible total expenditure of $6,450,000,000. The Government was forced to accept, however, a Liberal resolution calling for stoppage of contributions in absence of labor and material at reasonable prices.

¶The Standing Committee of the House approved the Adamson Bill which enfranchises women of 21 years of age. At...

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