COMMONWEALTH: Parliament's Week: Mar. 10, 1924

(British Commonwealth of Nations)

Parliament's Week

The Cabinet. The Premier and Miss Ishbel Macdonald attended a dinner given by the Duke and Duchess of Roxburghe at their home on Carlton House Terrace. King George was present.

¶A provincial rumor to the effect that the Premier had become engaged to Lady Margaret Sackville, youngest daughter of Earl De la Warr, was speedily denied.

¶Arthur Henderson, appointed Secretary of State for Home Affairs in the Macdonald Cabinet, was successful in contesting the Burnley by-election, winning by a majority of 7,037 votes over his Conservative opponent....

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