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"There should be a study of a house directly elected by the people of the world to whom the nations are accountable"
Ernest Bevin, British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (1945-1951), Speech in the House of Commons, November 1945
"An international Parliament elected by the Peoples should replace the
assembly of delegates proposed in the Paris text [of the Statutes of
the League of Nations]. This Parliament should have full prerogatives
and legislative powers"
International Conference of League of Nations Societies, Berne, March 1919