BRITISH EMPIRE: The Week in Parliament Aug. 16, 1926

COMMONWEALTH (British Commonwealth of Nations)

The Commons—

¶ Displayed a squirminess like to that of schoolboys in mid-June and an all but scandalous inattention to debate, on the eve of a three-months-long vacation, which began last week, to continue until Nov. 9.

¶Suffered Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister (President of the Board of Trade) to dispense the pessimistic information that the Joint Trade Committee had come to the definite conclusion last week that no present remedy is at hand for protecting the British cinema, production industry against what has proved to be the disastrous competition...

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