GREAT BRITAIN: Parliament's Week: Jun. 6, 1938

The Commons:

A long-awaited Opposition demand for a public washing of Great Britain's air rearmament problems was beaten off last week as Prime Minister Chamberlain swung his Conservative M.P.s into line and downed a Labor motion for an inquiry, 329 votes to 144. Since many Conservatives had previously howled as loudly as the Opposition in attacking the Air Ministry while it was under the ousted Viscount Swinton, Mr. Chamberlain last week had to threaten Conservative members with ostracism at election time in order to insure himself of a comfortable margin.

Debate preceding the vote narrowed down to a personal exchange...

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