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REAL DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT

The first annual conference of the Real Democracy Movement was held at Lower Hutt last week when the following officers were elected: — North Island xecutive: Mr. C. F. Classen, Rawene; Major R. O. C. Marks, D.C.M., Wanganui; Mr. F. Allen, Auckland; Mr. F. D. Danks, Auckland; Mr. R. G. Young, Hamilton (secretary). South Island Executive: Mr. F. Whiley, Christchurch (president); Mr. A. E. Willyams, Christchurch (secretary); Mr. W. B. Brolcie, Christchurch; Mr. H. B. Parkin, New Brighton; Mr. li. J. Henderson, Invercargill. It was noted that nearly 50 per cent of the executive are returned soldiers. The Real Democracy Movement

;iims to make articulate the great body of public opinion in New Zealand which is convinced that economic security for all, combined with

individual liberty, can be transformed from an ideal to an actuality.

The conference protested against the treatment of men now returning to New Zealand, and affirmed that as a first instalment of post-war reconstruction every w.in ret urn in « should be assured an income at leasi equal to the basic wage until reabsorbed into ciyil employment.

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REAL DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT, Hutt News, Volume 16, Issue 32, 3 February 1943

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REAL DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT Hutt News, Volume 16, Issue 32, 3 February 1943

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