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    @ParliamentWW1 - 30/07/2019

    #Onthisday 1919, the House of Lords requested information about destitution and famine in Eastern Europe and the Near East. The Government provided information on the relief system, aided by American money. You can read the full debate at https://t.co/YMfKFoTG6g

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    @ParliamentWW1 - 29/07/2019

    #Onthisday 1919, MPs asked how many German airships Britian had been allocated under the terms of the Peace Treaty. The Government stated that the allocuntry had not yet been decided. You can read the Hansard entry at https://t.co/HVApnYBkAz

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    @ParliamentWW1 - 29/07/2019

    MPs asked if the Cenotaph would be replaced with a Christian design #onthis day 1919. The Government stated that the Cenotaph honoured 'all those who, from all parts of the Empire, irrespective of their religious creeds, made the supreme sacrifice' https://t.co/WMgqL36M2V

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    @ParliamentWW1 - 29/07/2019

    MPs were also concerned that the Scottish Command was not adequately represented at the Peace Celebrations #onthisday 1919. The Government stated that the 'massed pipes and a troop of the 2nd Dragoons' has represented Scotland. Read the Hansard entry at https://t.co/4pCgd38hfI

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    @ParliamentWW1 - 29/07/2019

    Funerals for ex-servicemen were discussed #onthisday 1919. MPs were concerned that the grants for funeral expenses did not match the current cost of funerals. You can read the questions and the Government's answers at https://t.co/77zBUxO4Lj

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    @ParliamentWW1 - 29/07/2019

    MPs were concerned that some of their number may have received both Army pay and Parliamentary pay #onthisday 1919. The Government assured them that they were making inquiries regarding this issue. You can read the Hansard entry at https://t.co/jobeV2zqbn

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    @ParliamentWW1 - 29/07/2019

    #Onthisday 1919, MPs asked if Britain's 'keen appreciation of the invaluable services rendered by Russia to the Allies ' had been conveyed to the Russians. The Government stated that it had. You can read the Hansard entry at https://t.co/h1ykRHMZy8

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    @ParliamentWW1 - 28/07/2019

    #Onthisday 1919, MPs asked if a memorial, possibly a copy of the cenotaph at Whitehall, could be erected in Dublin. The Government confirmed that they were in the process of planning a memorial for the Irishmen who died during the War. https://t.co/tBkqZan6Kr

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    @ParliamentWW1 - 25/07/2019

    MPs suggested that the free buffets established at railway stations should be ceased #onthisday 1919. The Government stated that these buffets were run by charitable organisations but noted that they were closing gradually as demand reduced. https://t.co/JXXmGZD7GV

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    @ParliamentWW1 - 25/07/2019

    #Onthisday 1919, MPs discussed the amendments to the Treaty of Peace Bill recommended by the House of Lords. You can read the full debate at https://t.co/zIcR8jbQRs—(PowerOfHisMajestyToGiveEffectToPeaceTreaty)