GREAT BRITAIN: Parliament's Week: Aug. 3, 1936

The Commons:

¶ Met at 3 p. m. and grew angrier & angrier for 28 consecutive hours debating relief for Britain's jobless until finally the House had to be suspended in its most unruly scene since 1881 when police were called to eject honorable members by force.

The explosion came after brittle, over-bearing Home Secretary Sir John Simon, long the Empire's highest-paid lawyer, claimed that jobless men will get more benefits from the dole as administered by the National Government than they do in the radical municipality of Glasgow.

"You're lying!" shouted George Buchanan, one...

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