EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Fraser, Captain Ian
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Reference to Tag Day for the Blind. Disappointment with the Imperial Conference last year, and reasons for that disappointment. The unlikelihood that any measure of reciprocal preference with regard to trade will come under the present British government. Some comments on the side-shows within the Conservative Party in Britain. Misunderstanding of the phrase "Empire Free Trade." Some economic figures for Great Britain. Unemployment figures. Criticism against the dole. Some speculation as to the present Labour Government in Britain, supported by a Liberal minority. Criticism against Parliament in Great Britain and the speaker's response to it. The leadership of the Conservative party. Some reminders about the situation in Great Britain, and what she has been through during and since the war. The speaker's concluding message about giving Great Britain a chance to recover politically and economically.