Foreign News: Burning Issue

The darkest blot on Britain's wartime industrial effort is easy to spot: though Great Britain is one of the world's mammoth coal producers, Great Britain is short of coal.

Coal production has actually slumped its war demand increased. Since most Britons fear they may go cold next winter, the coal problem is the livest issue in Britain today.

Last week the Churchill Government told the country what it was going to do about it.

No one felt very pleased except the owners and their arch-Tory super-lobby, the 1922 Committee.

The general charge made against British...

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