GREAT BRITAIN: Parliament's Week: Dec. 6, 1937

The Commons —

¶ Advanced through second reading the Coal Royalties Bill whereby His Majesty's Government are to acquire on July 1, 1942 upon payment of $330,000,000 all coal in the United Kingdom (TIME, Nov. 22).

¶ Were refused details of what took place at the meeting of Adolf Hitler and Viscount Halifax (TIME, Nov. 29 et ante), but were told by Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain that "the visit has been valuable in furthering the desire, which I believe to be generally felt in both countries, for the establishment of a closer mutual...

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