SWEDEN: Branting Back

For reasons unstated, the Cabinet presided over by Premier Ernst Trygger, quondam Chief Justice of Sweden, resigned.

His Majesty King Gustav accepted the resignation and invited Dr. Hjalmar Branting, ex-Premier and leader of the Social-Democratic (Socialist) Party, to form a Cabinet. Although his party is in a minority of 32 in the lower house, it was considered possible that he would be able to effect an agreement with the Agrarians and so convert the minority into a majority of ten.

Dr. Branting resigned from the Premiership a year ago last April (TIME, April...

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