British Commonwealth: The Week in Parliament Jul. 26, 1926

COMMONWEALTH

(British Commonwealth of Nations)

The Commons—

¶Indulged in many a quiet smile as Premier Baldwin squelched several well-meaning bishops who attempted to intervene in the coal strike. (See below.)

¶Noted with attention a decision by the Trade Union Council to throw its support once more behind the Miners Federation. As everyone knows these potent bodies were estranged when the Council called off the "general strike" (TIME, May 10), which was originally begun to back up the coal strike.

¶Was rebuked with measured scorn and thoroughly dressed down by the Speaker, for "the gross indignity offered...

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