Foreign News: Sweep to Labor

Bustling back to London the Lords and Commons met this week for their short (ten-day) session* buzzing with excitement over the results of municipal elections last week in 346 boroughs throughout England and Wales. Time & again municipal polls have shown how His Majesty's subjects would vote in their next national election for members of the House of Commons. Five years ago, in November 1928, bumbling conservative Stanley Baldwin seemed fairly secure as Prime Minister, but the Labor Party scored a net gain of 188 municipal council seats and six months later Laborite...

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