1922 Committee, the

[ˌnaɪntiːn twenti ˈtuː kəˌmɪti]
the Conservative members of the British parliament who are BACKBENCHERS (=not ministers)

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  • June 1922 in the United Kingdom — See also: May 1922 in the United Kingdom, July 1922 in the United Kingdom, and the Timeline of British history. Close of Engineering DisputeThe result of the ballot of the unions other than the Amalgamated Engineering Union was announced on June… …   Wikipedia

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