GREAT BRITAIN: Parliament's Week: Dec. 31, 1934

The Lords:

¶ Approved 239-to-62 the Linlithgow India Report already approved by the Commons (TIME, Dec. 24), thus providing His Majesty's Government with a full mandate to draft its own act giving India more liberal status. In highly premature alarm, the Marquess of Salisbury, a Tory diehard, accused the Government of intending to grant India full Dominion Status, "the ideal of Gandhi!"

The Commons:

¶ Were startled by a sheaf of recommendations from the Law Revision Committee, such as that a British husband should no longer be held responsible for his wife's naked torts.* The London Times approved...

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