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LABOUR CONFERENCE.

IMPORTANT RESOLUTIONS.

ABOLITION OF PENSIONS IN

HIGH POSITIONS,

(Per Press Association — Copyright)

February 7, 9.55 a.m.) SYDNEY, February 7.

At the Labour Conference, Mr Cullinan moved the suspension of the standing orders with the object of dealing w 7ith Mr Holman's recent statement in New Zealand that the conference was, in danger of being dominated by paid servants. The motion was defeated without discussion.

A motion in favour of the abolition of pensions for judges and others in high positions was adopted by 56 votes "to 14. ' '

Motions in favour of quinquennial parliaments, and that Ministers be not allowed to purchase on behalf, of the.., State, any business of a- value over £20,000 without the approval of the Labour caucus, were defeated.

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LABOUR CONFERENCE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8788, 7 February 1914

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LABOUR CONFERENCE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8788, 7 February 1914

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