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IMPERIAL POLITICS.

TO DISCREDiT THE GOVERNMENT

THE EORDS' PLAN OF CAMPAIGN

(Per Press Association—Copyright).

LONDON, February 23

The Parliamentary correspondent of the "Dairy 'News" declares that the House of Lords' plan to - thwart the Government does not consist of the rejection of the Army Annual Bill, but a series of attacks made to discredit the Government on the" grounds of corruption, including the 'Marconi inI vestments, traffic in honours, and Sir Stuart Samuel'jS;, case. A resolution* concerning Lord /Murray of Elibank will be followed to-day by Lord Selborne's motion condemning contributions to.the party's funds as influencing the bestowal of honours. t Mr Hall, Labour member for Nornianton, asked in th© House of Commons to-day whether the Premier would appoint a Select Committee to inquire into the sources and expenditure of political funds, s and report what legis-' lation was desirable to prevent corruption. ■"'■.■ ' ■! . ' Lord Charnv.ood made a similar re-' quest in the House of Lords in favour of a Royal Commission. , '

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IMPERIAL POLITICS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8802, 24 February 1914

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IMPERIAL POLITICS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8802, 24 February 1914

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