BRITISH EMPIRE: Parliament's Week: Nov. 24, 1930

The Lords:

Grumbled because they could not even watch the Indian Round Table Conference, held in the Royal Gallery of the House of Lords from the balcony of that hall. Reason: the haughty Indian princes would not stomach that any spectator, even a peer of the realm, should sit on a higher level than themselves.

The Commons:

Empowered the Government to insure for $22,000,000 each two super-ships proposed to be built by the Cunard Line, private insurance companies having balked at the huge risk.*

Stampeded in a wild, all-parties, vote-getting scramble to voice (but...

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