GREAT BRITAIN: Parliament's Week: Jul. 4, 1932

The Lords ¶Passed 22-to-8 (second reading) Danesfort's bill relieving pedestrians of their present burden of proving, before they can collect damages, negligence on the part of a driver who runs them down.

The Commons

¶Deplored the secession from the Labor Party last week of its radical left wing the Independent Labor Party, to which Ramsay MacDonald and Philip Snowden belonged when they were radicals. Long close to Communism, the I. L. P. will now move closer.

¶Ignored the protest of Labonte Dr. C K. Cullen that "640 tons of munitions produced by a British Government arsenal are at this moment being loaded aboard a...

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