British Commonwealth of Nations: Parliament's Week: Aug. 11, 1924

House of Commons. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Snowden announced to the House that the Government intended ito promote the home production of beet sugar by granting a subsidy of 19 shillings and sixpence—about $4.25—per hundredweight (112 Ibs.)—to the industry. ¶ J. H. Thomas, Secretary of State for the Colonies, informed the House that the system of dominion representation at the Premiers' Conference had been most unsatisfactory, and that the Government proposed to call a Commonwealth conference in or about October to settle the procedure of giving the Dominions an...

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