Cabinet Rumpus


(British Commonwealth of Nations)

Last week history almost repeated itself. One half of Premier Stanley Baldwin's Cabinet was at daggers drawn with the other and the Premier himself was in a ticklish position between the points.

First Lord of the Admiralty William Clive Bridgeman and the First Sea Lord, Admiral of the Fleet Lord Beatty, threatened to resign unless more warships were built. They based their stand upon the indisputable fact that the existing fleet would in a few years be obsolete unless replacements were made more...

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