British Commonwealth of Nations: Parliament's Week: Nov. 8, 1926

The Commons—

¶Convened for the sixth time to extend for the sixth time the Emergency Powers Act made necessary by the coal strike (TIME, May 10 et seq).

¶Heard Secretary for Mines Lane-Fox ominously declare: "It may be necessary for the Government to fix the price of coal in order to stop profiteering. But it will be better if we can avoid it in view of the probability of an early collapse of the coal strike."

¶Heard Premier Baldwin admit in the course of debate that Laborite Prohibitionist Dr. Alfred Salter was very nearly correct...

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