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Thursday, 12 August 1920

Mr HUGHES (Bendigo) (Prime Minisister and Attorney-General) . - Under the amendment, if Lenin came here from Moscow he would not be allowed to appear before a District Council, and Gompers would not be permitted to say what isbeing done in America. Why should not a District Council, which is simply an advisory body, be allowed to confer with any one? It would be unwise to limit the channels from which it might gather information.

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