Foreign News: Up One

Lord Robert Cecil, Lord Privy Seal in the Baldwin Cabinet, was elevated to the peerage by the King. The rank of the title bestowed upon him was not mentioned.

The reasons for this elevation coming at such a time were obscure. Lord Robert is a free trader, and as such he was out of place in the Cabinet. For some time rumor had it that he was about to resign. It was even reported that he had resigned and that the elevation was the only way Premier Baldwin had of covering up dissension within the...

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