GREAT BRITAIN: Defeat for the Bevanly Host

At Margate, the breezy seaside resort 65 miles east of London, 938 representatives of Britain's trade unions last week made two patriotic decisions; 1) they voted overwhelmingly to support "the greatest possible measure of rearmament," even if that means curtailing Britain's social services; 2) they agreed, more reluctantly, to restrain their demands for wage increases, so as not to price British goods out of export markets. Both decisions by the Trades Union Congress (T.U.C.) were victories for the moderate (Attlee) wing of the Labor Party, and defeats for Communists and the followers of Aneurin Bevan, who blame defense spending—as...

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