GREAT BRITAIN: Beamish Budget

Such a power in British politics is stern, hawk-featured Neville Chamberlain, Chancellor of the Exchequer, that the House of Commons received him and his 1935-36 budget with cheers this week after his un-English hamstringing of the Prime Minister and Sir John Simon while they were away at Stresa (see p. 19).

Ramsay MacDonald, arriving home by airplane, was in time to be ignored by the house while every eager eye followed the tall Chancellor's stork-like dipping into his notes, the swift gestures of his right hand in which he held his eyeglasses...

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