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MR. ALGIE'S ATTITUDE

ABSTAINED FROM VOTING

SOME POINTS CLEARED XJP

WELLINGTON, this day.

The debate on the United Nations Charter concluded in the House of Representatives last evening with the reply of the Prime Minister, Mr. Fraser, who, despite a heavy cold, spoke for an hour and a half. ing with numerous pomts by members, particularly ~c n ri_i _ cerning New Zealand s ┬░bligatio under the Charter. On the completion of Mr. Frasers speech, the House carried a motion approvi g the Charter. . , _ Before the vote was tak en, Mr. Algie (Nat., Remuera) was granted the leave of the House to make a personal explanation. He said he desired to place on .record the fact that the Prime Mimster in his reply had cleared up very satisfactorily two or three of the diffic - that had bothered him. Second y,_ r had said all along that the Ch offered a ray of bope.thirdly, remained unconvinced as to its reai efficacy in the substantial matters, but he would not destroy the P Minister's resolution by opposing it. He had made his protest and would just like to abstain from voting.

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MR. ALGIE'S ATTITUDE, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 186, 8 August 1945

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MR. ALGIE'S ATTITUDE Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 186, 8 August 1945

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