GREAT BRITAIN: I Can't Discuss Details

In Southport's Floral Hall Britain's real rulers gathered last week. There Government Ministers faced the rank & file of the T.U.C. (Trade Union Congress) who saw their Socialist dream of high wages and short hours slipping away in Britain's crisis. The big, unpleasant question, posed by the Government, was this: Can there be real "planned economy" unless the Government has the power to plan and control labor?

Reluctantly but overwhelmingly, T.U.C. approved Government power to fine or imprison workers who refused to take jobs the Government directed them to take. Labor Minister George Isaacs told delegates apologetically that it would...

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