GREAT BRITAIN: Guaranteed Wheat

To farmer constituents at Glenham Park, Suffolk, last week Stanley Baldwin, onetime Prime Minister and today leader of the Conservative Party, made a thumping promise.

He could not promise a tariff on wheat, he said, for every farmer must know that the urban electorate would vote down such a measure. But when the Conservative Party returned to power he would guarantee the farmer a fair price for wheat, "a price sufficient to enable wheat to be produced remuneratively on ordinary lines."

In bidding for rural votes with the highly controversial principle of...

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