British Commonwealth of Nations: Parliament's Week: Jul. 6, 1925


(British Commonwealth of Nations)

House of Commons. The budget (TIME, May 11) received its third reading and was sent to the House of Lords* During debate Mr. Churchill, Chancellor of the Exchequer, claimed that he had relieved the obligation of the direct taxpayer without creating new burdens.

¶ A bill to prevent the making of phonograph records from radio programs was passed. One member said: "God help us!" The Deputy Speaker, surprised at this irreverence, said: "I must point out that the bill refers to musical and dramatic performances."

¶ Miss Ellen Wilkinson,...

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