GREAT BRITAIN: Parliament's Week: Jul. 15, 1935

The Commons:

¶ Mercilessly heckled the new Secretary for Colonies, intellectual Malcolm MacDonald, son of demoted James Ramsay MacDonald who now holds the sinecure Lord President of the Council. Young Mr. MacDonald was saddled last week with the thankless task of defending Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin's extraordinary move of letting Premier Benito Mussolini know that His Majesty's Government would have been willing to cede some British territory to Ethiopia if that Empire could have been thus induced to make concessions to Il Duce sufficient to halt his...

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