23 JULY 1927, Page 2

On Monday also Lord Mildmay brought up the question of

the pollution of rivers which Bishop Welldon and others have discussed in our correspondence columns: LOrd Balfour answered in one of those speeches with which he delights himself and his audiences, nicely balancing the pros and cons. He announced that that there would be two advisory committees, one to deal with administration and one with research. On Tuesday the continuation of the Rent Restrictions Act was severely Criticized.

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