COMMONWEALTH: Parliament's Week: Feb. 23, 1925

(British Commonwealth of Nations)

Commons. In answer to questions from the Opposition, Winston Churchill, Chancellor of the Exchequer, told the House that "His Majesty's Government" intends to revert to a gold currency standard at the "earliest possible moment." He would not commit himself more definitely.

¶ Foreign Secretary Austen Chamberlain, replying to Colonel Wedgwood (Liberal), made a statement on the British attitude toward the Geneva Protocol (TIME, Dec. 22). He announced that, owing to objections of the Dominions, who believe that the ideals of the Protocol should be realized progressively in a series...

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