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Table of existing Laws as to payment of Members of Legislatures.

The duration of the Legislatures is given in the first column.

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Denmark

All Members of the Rigsdag receive 6 Travelling

expenses kroner (78. 6d.) a day during Session. between Copenhagen

and constituencies at opening and close of session.

France

4 years

Senators and Deputies receive 9,000 | Travelling expenses are

francs (£360) a year. Simple censure paid to all Colonial
by the Chamber involves the loss of representatives.
half salary for one month; censure
with exclusion, half salary for two
months.

Germany

5 years

Greece

Members of the Imperial Parliament Free railway travelling

are not paid ; but in the Prussian during session.
House of Representatives they

receive £1 per day.
Members receive 2,000

drachmas (£70) for each ordinary Session. Special Session, from 1,000 to 1,500 drachmas (£35 to £50). Salaried Deputies only receive balance to equal 2,000 drachmas.

Italy

5 years

Members are not paid.

Free railway travelling

and free postage.

Mexico

Members receive £600 a year.

Netherlands

All Members of the States General are 75 cents per hour of trapaid

vel for each session. 1st Chamber 8 florins a day.

2nd Chamber, 2,000 florins a year.
All Members of the Storthing receive Travelling expenses.

138. 4d. a day during Session of three
months.

Norway

Orange Free

State

Members receive £l per day.

Portugal

3 years

Deputies receive 100,000 reis (£22) a

month during Session.

COUNTRY.

PAYMENT TO MEMBERS OF LEGISLATURE.

OTHER ALLOWANCES.

Sweden

3 years

Members of the Lower Chamber re- Travelling expenses.

ceive 1,200 kroner (£66 138. 4d.) for
Session of four months ; 10 kroner a
day for Extraordinary Session; 10
kroner deducted for each day's ab-

sence.

Switzerland

3 years

United States

2 years

Members of the Federal Assembly re- 20 centimes per kilometre

ceive 61s. a day during Session. (23d. a mile) travelNo payment during absence.

ling expenses. Senators, Representatives, and Dele- 20 cents. a mile for tragates receive $5,000 (£1,000) per velling, once per sesPaid monthly

sion each way,

from residence to seat of Congress.

annum.

Bermuda

Canada

Members of the Privy Council and of

the two Houses of the Legislature

receive 8s. for each day's attendance. $6, or £1 68. a day to Members of both 10 cents. a mile travel

Houses, provided Session does not ling expenses, once a exceed 30 days. If it exceeds 30 d'iys session, from resithe allowance is $600 (£120)a Session. dence to place of sesDeduction of $5 a day for absence.

sion.

Natal

4 years

Members are not paid.

Members residing over

two miles from the Council Chamber receive £l a day travelling allowance.

New Zealand

3 years

£l a day during Session, subject to Free travelling to and actual attendance. No payment

from Parliament. under this head to the Speaker, Chairman, Ministers, or Members residing in the town where the Legislature meets, or within 15 miles of it.

4 years

Newfoundland ..Legislative Council, l President, $240

per Session ..

S Members, $120
House of Assembly, Speaker $923
Members (Outpost)

$300
Members (Capital)

$200 Deduction for Non-Attendance.

New South

Wales .. 3 years

By an Act passed in 1889, Members
of the Lower House receive £300 per

annum.

South Australia. £200 a year to Members of both Houses 3 years

not in receipt of official salaries. Queensland £2 2s. for each day's attendance, not to Travelling allowance. 5 years

exceed £200 a year. Victoria

£300 a year to Members not in receipt 3 years

of official salary.

THE

(ESTABLISHED 1883.) \HE FABIAN SOCIETY consists of Socialists. A statement

of its Principles, Rules, Conditions of Membership, etc., can be obtained from the Secretary, at 21 Hyde Park Mansions, London, N.W. Also the following publications :“FABIAN ESSAYS IN SOCIALISM."

(22nd Thousand.) A full exposition of modern English Socialism in its latest and maturest phase. The book consists of eight monographs by G. BERNARD SHAW, SYDNEY OLIVIER, SIDNEY WEBB, WILLIAM CLARKE. HUBERT BLAND, GRAHAM WALLAS and ANNIE BESANT. The frontispiece is by WALTER CRANE. Library Edition, 68.; or, direct from the Secretary for Cash, 4/6 (postage 4şd.) Cheap Edition, Paper cover (published by Walter Scott, 24 Warwick Lane,

London), 1s. ; ditio, plain cloth, 2s. At all booksellers, or post free from the Secretary for ls. and 28. respectively.

FABIAN TRACTS. To be obtained from the Publisher, JOHN HEYWOOD, Deansgate and Ridgefield,

Manchester, and i Paternoster Buildings, London ; or from the Secretary at above address.

No. 1.-Why are the Many Poor P 25th thousand. Price 6 for id.; Is. per 100.

No. 5.-Facts for Socialists. A comprehensive survey of the distribution of income and the condition of classes in England, gathered from official returns, and from the works of well-known economists and statisticians. Authorities given for all the figures. 25th thousand: 16 pp., Id. ; or gd. per doz.

No. 7.- Capital and Land. A similar survey of the distribution of property, with a criticism of the distinction sometimes set up between Land and Capital as instruments of production. Toth thousand. 16 pp., id. ; or 9d. per doz.

No. 8,-Facts for Londoners. An exhaustive collection of statistical and other information relating to the County and City of London, with suggestions for Municipal Reform on Socialist principles. 5th thousand. 56 pp., 6d. ; or 4/6 per doz.

No. 9.-An Eight Hours Bill in the form of an amendment of the Factory Acts. Very full notes explain the Trade Option clause and the principles and precedents on which the Bill is founded. A list of literature dealing with the question of the limitation of the hours of labor is appended. 20th thous. 16 pp., Id. ; or 9d. per doz.

No. 10.-Figures for Londoners (a short abstract of No. 8). 2oth thousand. 4 pp., 6 for id.; Is. per 100.

No. 11.-The Workers' Political Programme fully explains the politics of to-day from the working class point of view, and gives questions to put to Parliamentary candidates. Toth thousand. 20 pp., Id. ; or gd. per doz.

No. 12.-Practicable Land Nationalization. A brief statement of practical proposals for immediate reform. 20th thousand. 4 pp., 6 for id.; or is. per 100.

No. 13.-What Socialism Is. A short exposition of the aim of Socialists. 30th thousand. _4 pp., 6 for id.; or is. per 100.

No. 14.-The New Reform Bill. A draft Act of Parliament providing for Adult Suffrage, Payment of Members and their election expenses, Second Ballot, and a thorough system of Registration. 15th thousand. 20 pp. Id. ; or gd. per doz.

No. 16.-English Progress towards Social Democracy. The evolution of English Society, with explanation of Srcialism. 1oth thous. 16 pp., Id. ; 9d. doz

No. 16.-A Plea for an Eight Hours Bill. A brief answer to objectors. 5oth thousand. 4 pp., 6 for id.; Is. per 100.

No. 17.-Reform of the Poor Law. Facts as to pauperism, with proposals for pensions for the aged, and other Socialist reforms. 20 pp., Id. ; 9d. per doz. No. 18.–Facts for Bristol (in preparation).

The set post free for fifteen pence. The LECTURE LIST, containing the names of sixty lecturers, who offer their services gratuitously, may be obtained on application to the Secretary. Upwards of 1000 lectures were delivered by members during the year ended in March, 1890.

G. STANDRING, Priuter (Trade Union), 7 & 9, Finsbury Street, E.C.

Fabian Tract No. 15.

ENGLISH PROGRESS

TOWARDS

SOCIAL DEMOCRACY

FIFTEENTH THOUSAND : REPRINTED.

PUBLISHED BY

THE FABIAN SOCIETY.

PRICE ONE PENNY.

LONDON: TO BE OBTAINED OF THE FABIAN SOCIETY, 276 STRAND, W.C.

NOVEMBER, 1893.

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(ESTABLISHED 1883.) THE FABIAN SOCIETY consists of Socialists. A statement

of its Principles, Rules, Conditions of Membership, etc., can be obtained from the Secretary, at 21 Hyde Park Mansions, London, N.W. Also the following publications :"FABIAN ESSAYS IN SOCIALISM."

(22nd Thousand.) A full exposition of modern English Socialism in its latest and maturest phase. The book consists of eight monographs by G. BERNARD SHAW, SYDNEY OLIVIER, SIDNEY WEBB, WILLIAM CLARKE. HUBERT BLAND, GRAHAM WALLAS and ANNIE BESANT. The frontispiece is by WALTER CRANE. Library Edition, 6s.; or, direct from the Secretary for Cash, 4/6 (postage 4 d.) Cheap Edition, Paper cover (published by Walter Scott, 24 Warwick Lane,

London), 1s. ; ditio, plain cloth, 2s. At all booksellers, or post free from the Secretary for 1s. and 28. respectively.

FABIAN TRACTS. To be obtained from the Publisher, JOHN HEYWOOD, Deansgate and Ridgefield,

Manchester, and i Paternoster Buildings, London; or from the Secretary at above address.

No. 1.-Why are the Many Poor ? 25th thousand. Price 6 for id.; Is. per 100.

No. 5.-Facts for Socialists. A comprehensive survey of the distribution of income and the condition of classes in England, gathered from official returns, and from the works of well-known economists and statisticians. Authorities given for all the figures. 25th thousand: 16 pp., Id. ; or gd. per doz.

No. 7.- Capital and Land. A similar survey of the distribution of property, with a criticism of the distinction sometimes set up between Land and Capital as instruments of production. Toth thousand. 16 pp., Id. ; or 9d. per doz.

No. 8,-Facts for Londoners. An exhaustive collection of statistical and other information relating to the County and City of London, with suggestions for Municipal Reform on Socialist principles. 5th thousand. 56 pp., 6d. ; or 4/6 per doz.

No. 9.-An Eight Hours Bill in the form of an amendment of the Factory Acts. Very full notes explain the Trade Option clause and the principles and prece. dents on which the Bill is founded. A list of literature dealing with the question of the limitation of the hours of labor is appended. 20th thous. 16 pp., Id. ; or 9d. per doz.

No. 10.-Figures for Londoners (a short abstract of No. 8). 20th thousand. 4 pp., 6 fc id.; Is. per 100.

No. 11.-The Workers' Political Programme fully explains the politics of to-day from the working class point of view, and gives questions to put to Parlia. mentary candidates. 1oth thousand. 20 pp., Id. ; or 9d. per doz.

No. 12.-Practicable Land Nationalization. A brief statement of practical proposals for immediate reform. 20th thousand. 4 pp., 6 for id. ; or Is. per 100.

No. 13.-What Socialism Is. A short exposition of the aim of Socialists. 30th thousand. _4 pp., 6 for 1d.; or is. per 100.

No. 14.–The New Reform Bill. A draft Act of Parliament providing for Adult Suffrage, Payment of Members and their election expenses, Second Ballot, and a thorough system of Registration. 15th thousand. 20 pp. Id. ; or 9d. per doz.

No. 16.-English Progress towards Social Democracy. The evolution of English Society, with explanation of Socialism._ioth thous. 16 pp., Id. ; 9d. doz

No. 16.-A Plea for an Eight Hours Bill. A brief answer to objectors. 5oth thousand. 4 pp., 6 for id.; Is. per 100.

No. 17.-Reform of the Poor Law. Facts as to pauperism, with proposals for pensions for the aged, and other Socialist reforms. 20 pp., Id. ; 9d. per doz. No. 18.-Facts for Bristol (in preparation).

The set post free for fifteen pence. The LECTURE LIST, containing the names of sixty lecturers, who offer their services gratuitously, may be obtained on application to the Secretary. Upwards of 1000 lectures were delivered by members during the year ended in March, 1890.

G. STANDRING, Priuter (Trade Union), 7 & 9, Finsbury Street, E.C.

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