BRITISH EMPIRE: Parliament's Week: Jun. 29, 1925

COMMONWEALTH (British Commonwealth of Nations)

House of Commons:

¶ Following the uproar of Parliament over the propriety of Cabinet Ministers (Lord Birkenhead, in particular) writing articles for the press, Premier Stanley Baldwin announced in the House that he had spoken about the matter to Lord Birkenhead, who promised to cease his interesting journalistic efforts, except for a monthly magazine to which he was under contract to write a number of historical papers. "The rule may, therefore, be taken as reëstablished,"* observed the Premier, "that members during their term of office will not...

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