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Protests against War, [107]. Convention of Mudania, [108]. Amnesty in Ireland,

[108]. Church Congress, [109]. Unionist Discontent, [110]. Defence of the

Coalition by Mr. Austen Chamberlain, [110]. By Mr. Lloyd George, [111].

Attitude of Lord Salisbury, [112]. Conservative Gain at Newport, [113]. Meet-

ing at Carlton Club, [113]. Resignation of Government, [114]. Speech of Mr.

Lloyd George, [114]. Mr. Bonar Law Prime Minister, [115]. Government

Policy Outlined, [115]. Programme of Mr. Lloyd George, [116]. Of the

Independent Liberals, [116]. Of the Labour Party, [116]. Dissolution of

Parliament, [117]. Speeches of Party Leaders, [117]. Nomination of Candi-

dates, [118]. Election Campaign, [118]. The Prime Minister and Agriculture,

[119]. Results of the Election, [120]. Mr. R. Macdonald Leader of the

Opposition, (121). King's Speech, [121]. Labour Amendment, [122]. The

Unemployment Problem, [122]. Government Proposals, [123]. Debate on

the Address, [125]. Lord Curzon's Statement on Foreign Policy, [126]. Cap-

ture and Execution of Erskine Childers, [127]. Irish Free State Bills in House

of Commons, [128]. In House of Lords, [130]. Royal Assent Given, [131].

Northern Ireland Votes for Exclusion, [131]. Execution of Rory O'Connor,

[131]. Affairs in Ireland, [132]. Agriculture in House of Commons, [134].

Importation of Animals Bill, [134]. Discussion on Battleships, (136). The

Gounaris Correspondence Affair, [137]. Fresh London Conference on Repara-

tions, [138]. Debate in House of Lords, [139]. Prime Minister's Speech in

House of Commons, [140]. Debate, [140]. Labour Party and Parliament,

[141]. Government and Unemployment, [143]. Commission on Honours

Report, [144]. Summary, [144].

PREFATORY NOTE.

ONCE again the Editor of the ANNUAL REGISTER desires to acknowledge his great indebtedness to The Times for permission to make use of matter published in its columns, and also to Ross's Parliamentary Record for its parliamentary reports.

MR. BONAR LAW'S CONSERVATIVE MINISTRY.

(TOOK OFFICE OCTOBER 24.)

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CABINET MINISTERS. Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury

Mr. A. Bonar Law, Lord President of the Councii

The Marquess of Salisbury.
Lord Chancellor

Viscount Cave.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Mr. Stanley Baldwin.
Secretaries of State :-
Home

Mr. W. O. Bridgeman.
Foreign

Marquess Curzon. Colonies

The Duke of Devonshire. War

The Earl of Derby. India

Viscount Peel.
Scotland

Viscount Novar.
Presidents :
Board of Trade

Sir Philip Lloyd. Greame.
Board of Education

Hon. E. F. L. Wood. First Lord of the Admiralty

Lt.-Col. L. S. Amery.
Minister of Health .

Sir Arthur Griffith-Boscawen.
Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Sir Robert Sanders.
Minister of Labour .

Sir Montague Barlow.

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Attorney-General

Sir Douglas Hogg. Secretary for Air

Sir Samuel Hoare. Minister of Pensions

Mr. G. C. Tyron.
Postmaster-General

Mr. Neville Chamberlain.
First Commissioner of Works . Sir John Baird.
Solicitor-General

Sir T. W. H. Inskip.
Civil Lord of the Admiralty The Marquis of Linlithgow.
Financial Secretary to the Treasury Mr. J. W. Hills.
Secretary for Mines

Mr. G. R. Lane-Fox.
Under- Secretaries of State :-
Air

Duke of Sutherland.
Colonies

Hon. W. Ormsby-Gore, Foreign

Mr. Ronald McNeill. Home

Hon. G. F. Stanley. India

Earl Winterton.
War.

Hon. Walter Guinness.
Parliamentary Secretaries :-
Admiralty

B. M. Eyres-Monsell.
Agriculture and Fisheries

Earl of Ancaster. Health

Earl of Onslow. Labour

Mr. A. Boyd Carpenter. Transport and Works

Mr. Wilfrid Ashley. Treasury.

Lt.-Col. Leslie Wilson. Board of Trade

Lord Wolmer.

Hon. F. S. Jackson. Overseas Trade

Sir William Joynson-Hicks.

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War.

Secretary
Lord. Advocate
Solicitor-General

SCOTLAND.
Viscount Novar (in the Cabinet).
Hon. William Watson.
Mr. D. P. Fleming.

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