GREAT BRITAIN: Parliament's Week: Jul. 8, 1935

The Lords: ¶ Spent most of the week hotly debating the blank check His Majesty's Government gave to Germany to violate the Treaty of Versailles in return for Adolf Hitler's promise to keep his navy at 35% of Britain's (TIME, June 24).

"It is a new moral standpoint," boomed Tory Lord Lloyd of Dolobran, "for Britain to say that because some nation broke the treaty and we could not resist her by force, we condone her action!"

"Supposing we had come to a similar arrangement with the Japanese behind...

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