GREAT BRITAIN: Parliament's Week: Jul. 11, 1932

The Lords

¶ Vastly titillated themselves by going through a pompous rigmarole the result of which was to open the windows of their House for the first time in eight years.

Attracted by news of this novelty which spread like wildfire through smart Mayfair, an unusually large number of their Lordships strolled in, several wearing bright-colored Ascot waistcoats.

The Commons

¶ Were aghast when, for the first time in living memory, an M. P. entered their House wearing a straw hat. Promptly the innovator, Major James Archibald St. George Fitzwarenne Despencer-Robertson, M. P. (Conservative),...

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