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GALLERIES CROWDED

READING OF THE BUDGET

DEBATE TO OPEN NEXT WEEK

Parliamentary Reporter. WELLINGTON, this day. For the reading of the Budget by. the Minister of Finance, Mr. Nash, in the House of Representatives last, evening, the galleries were well filled The Minister took two hours to read his statement and was applauded at the conclusion. No further business was taken, the House adjourning until this morning. However, before th 2 adjournment the Prime Minister, Mr. Fraser, indicated that the Budget debate would open at 7.30 p.m. next Tuesday. He added that if the House sat on Tuesday afternoon there would be a discussion on the Bretton Woods monetary conference.. In reply to a question from the Leader of the Opposition, Mr. Holland, concerning broadcasting irrangements, the Prime Minister -aid that when Mr. Holland spoke '0 would have the same number of atio'-T- as every other member— ne. Tli? Budget had been broadcast ,cr four -stations because the •.eople had a right to hear it, but a '.ocument got preference over the ndividual. The Minister would ?ply over one station and the Prim<? inister would also have the one otation. ♦'

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GALLERIES CROWDED, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 188, 10 August 1945

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GALLERIES CROWDED Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 188, 10 August 1945

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