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Title: The electoral government of Greater Britain: a suggestion. I. Proposed referendum senates for the parliaments of Great Britain and Ireland. II. Proposed supreme britannic senate, or political assembly for Greater Britain. III. The colonial conference of Ottawa, August, 1894
Year: 1895 (1890s)
Authors: Thwaite, B. H. (Benjamin Howarth)
Subjects: Great Britain. Parliament
Publisher: [London : Simpkin
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN
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reater Britain can beencouraged. The Cultivation of the Natural Resources of each Colonyor Protectorate. The cultivation of bon accord between all theColonies owning allegiance to the British Flag. The correlation oflaws of the different Home Rule Parliaments. The division of costsof maintenance of the Army and Navy among the different parts ofGreater Britain. The Collection and Distribution of Charitable Fundsto these Parts of Greater Britain suffering from depression, due to badharvests or other unkind natural agencies could be adequately andappropriately discussed by the Supreme Britannic Senate. Could a more noble and fitting monument be created to symbolisethe unity of the aggregation of races for the common welfare and thatof humanity at large than such a Senate ? And could we find a bettermeans of embodying the work of our countrymen to whose heroism,genius, and perseverance we owe the most extraordinary combinationof races gathered under one flag that the world has ever seen ?
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i6 APPENDIX to ARTICLE II. SHOWING THE Methods of Government ok the Coi.onifs and TerritorialPossessions of Grf.ater Britain. Arranged Alphabetically. Name of Colony orPossession. Aden Australia—Western Australia—South Bahamas … Barbadoes BasutolandBermuda … Bechuanaland …Borneo—British North Cape Colony Canadian Dominion Ceylon Cyprus Channel Islands Character of Government or Constitutionof Legislature. Resident Commissioner. Governor, with Legislative Council of 15 membersand Legislative Assembly of 30 members. Governor, with Executive Council of 24 members.Legislative Council in Upper House, of 64 mem-bers elected for 9 years, one-third retiring everythird year. Governor, with Executive Council of nine members,and Legislative Council of nine members, and aRepresentative Assembly of 29. Governor, with Executive Council of nine membersappointed by Home Government, and a Repre-sentative Assembly of 24 annually elected members. Resident Commissioner. Governor, with an Exec
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