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Salient. Victoria University of Wellington Students' Newspaper. Volume 31, Number 13 June 18, 1968

Sir Walter Admits

Sir Walter Admits

"Sir Walter Nash was, by his own admission, forbidden to speak at both the Auckland and Hamilton Town Halls during the 1951 lockout," said Mr Con Bollinger at the Socialist Club meeting on Wednesday.

Mr Bollinger said Sir Walter had admitted to him two months before he died that he had accepted an alternative venue in Auckland after to speak.

police refused to allow him Mr Bollinger quoted Sir Walter as saying: "No matter what happened subsequently, nothing excuses the initial instructions given by Holland."

"That," said Mr Bollinger, "was the way he referred to him, 'Holland'.

"I take it he meant Sir Sidney," said Mr Bollinger.