Foreign News: Hammering It Home

Britain's Minister of Fuel, dour Emanuel Shinwell, balefully noted that some capitalists were lifting up their heads again. Austin Motors' Leonard P. Lord had charged that the Government's February auto production estimate of 10,000 was 2,000 more than the truth. Government estimators were under orders to "paint a rosy picture," said Lord. To the Leeds Labor Council Shinwell made an answer which was Labor's frankest public statement of its attitude toward nationalization of industry:

". . . Some motor manufacturer has been complaining about the Government and apparently the motor industry leaders are not prepared to play ball. We do not...

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