COMMONWEALTH: Parliament's Week: Apr. 21, 1924

(British Commonwealth of Nations)

House of Commons. Ex-Premier Baldwin, Leader of His Majesty's Opposition, rose to ask Premier MacDonald what the Cabinet intended to do about their "defeat" over the Rent Bill (TIME, April 14). The word "defeat" electrified the House for a moment, but the Prime Minister soon made it clear that the Government had no intention of resigning. He accepted defeat, but said that he would give facilities to a "Prevention of Evictions Bill," Liberal measure, and would use only local funds for whatever money might foe necessary. (Great shouts of...

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