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MARCONI GAMBLE.

THE PROPOSED INQUIRY. DEBATE IN THE LORDS. (Per Press Association.) LONDON, February 20. The Marquis of Lansdowne said thai after "hearing Viscount Murray's explanation the Opposition came to the conclusion that it contained nothing which should deter them from asking for a committee of -inquiry- Marconi gambles had produced inordinate gains and cruel, undeserved losses. He was told that a little knot of individuals with inside knowledge made £1,500,000 profit in two days. Wle the House of Commons Committee whitewashed Ministers, it was not in a position to absolve Lord Murray. The Marquis of Crewe reminded the House that if Viscount Murray were placed on trial by a committee he would be subjected to a process to which Ministers in the House of Commons were not subjected. The Marconi Committee had not been appointed to inquire into Ministers' actions, but to inquire into the Marconi agreement.

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MARCONI GAMBLE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8801, 23 February 1914

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MARCONI GAMBLE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8801, 23 February 1914

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