BRITISH EMPIRE: Parliament's Week: May 19, 1924


(British Commonwealth of Nations)

The Cabinet. Premier MacDonald is to receive the French Premier at Chequers Court on May 19 for a discussion of the reparations problem.

¶ As a result of the conference between Premier MacDonald and Premier Theunis of Belgium (TIME, May 12) an Entente Premiers'* Conference is to convene in June, either in London or Paris.

House of Commons. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Snowden's budget (TIME, May 12) withstood all amendments to change its provisions. The Chancellor stated that he expected the House to pass the budget, the whole budget,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!