British Commonwealth of Nations: Parliament's Week: Jul. 13, 1925


(British Commonwealth of Nations)

House of Commons:

¶ Ex-Premier Ramsay MacDonald introduced a motion calling for a vote of censure on the Government for not having done anything to alleviate the growing unemployment evil. Last year, when Mr. MacDonald was Premier, the shoe was on the other foot. Labor came into power, but was unable to do anything. This year, Mr. MacDonald is having his innings. He pointed out that unemployment was increasing and yet the Government did nothing. "What did the Government intend to do?"

Premier Stanley Baldwin rose from his seat on the...

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