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    @ParliamentWW1 - 24/07/2019

    #Onthisday 1919, MPs asked if Parliament could be suspended on 4th August so that they could watch the Thames Pageant. The PM said that he would consult with the Speaker about the suggestion. You can read the Hansard entry at https://t.co/0HcElyvAJ4

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    @ParliamentWW1 - 24/07/2019

    MPs asked if the Article allowing British subjects to receive full payment for any debts owed to them by Germany would be invoked #onthisday 1919. The Government confirmed that the Article would be used. Read the Hansard entry at https://t.co/rXSA7GEoqo https://t.co/S5ckzrhuZB

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    @ParliamentWW1 - 24/07/2019

    #Onthisday 1919, MPs asked if officers were to bear the cost of repairing their artificial appliances themselves. The Government confirmed that the State would fund repairs and renewals om the military. You can read the Hansard entry at https://t.co/FEHXLajlPP

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    @ParliamentWW1 - 24/07/2019

    The Women's Emancipation Bill had its second reading in the House of Lords #onthisday 1919. This Bill aimed to grant women equal franchise and to allow them to sit and vote in the Lords. You can read the full debate at https://t.co/AYpKvxt3nW

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    @ParliamentWW1 - 24/07/2019

    Also #onthisday 1919, the Anglo-French Treaty (Defence Of France) Bill went through the House of Lords. This Bill promised British and American aid to France in the event of unprovoked aggression, You can read the full debate at https://t.co/m4JXGlXdWh

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    @ParliamentWW1 - 24/07/2019

    #Onthisday 1919, the Treaty of Peace Bill went through its second and third reading in the House of Lords. The Bill gave Parliamentary sanction for the execution of the Peace Treaty. You can read the full debate at https://t.co/2ykNzdWy59

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    @ParliamentWW1 - 23/07/2019

    MPs suggested that the medical staff who served at the front also be awarded the Victory Medial due to the dangers they had faced. The Government stated that such people would be issued with medals. You can read the Hansard entry at https://t.co/1zgSBoYIpS

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    @ParliamentWW1 - 23/07/2019

    #Onthisday 1919, MPs requested that a permanent replica of the Centotaph erected at Whitehall be built. Thovernment promised to bring their requests to the attention of the Cabinet. You can read the Hansard entry at https://t.co/WBNzLXmw7J

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    @ParliamentWW1 - 23/07/2019

    MPs asked that the staff of the Office of Works be recognised for their work in organising the Peace Celebrations #onthisday 1919. You can read the Hansard entry at https://t.co/RzS6O33IT5

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    @ParliamentWW1 - 23/07/2019

    #Onthisday 1919, MPs asked if the terms of the Armistice with Austria had been published. The Government confirmed that they had, and referred the MP to a Command Paper. You can read the Hansard entry at https://t.co/Z1YJHepaJ2