Parliament's Week: The Lords:

Parliament's Week

¶Lord Stanhope, the Cabinet's First Commissioner of Works, was understood to hint that His Majesty's Government think they may soon have to impose highly unpopular Army conscription when he guardedly told Their Lordships. "I am bound to admit that under present conditions of service the volunteer system is obviously in grave danger."*

¶The Archbishop of Canterbury and other Lords Spiritual and Lords Temporal were reported to have conferred in a private room of the House of Lords last week as to whether, in case King Edward attempts to marry twice-divorced Mrs. Simpson, premises...

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