STEEL: Sabotage at Ebbw Va!e?

Laborite Herbert Morrison, since last week Britain's Minister of Supply, is the most bristling of Prime Minister Winston Churchill's new brooms (with the possible exception of Lord Beaverbrook). He earned his job, the crucial one of gearing Britain's industries to war production, partly by lambasting his predecessor for inefficiency and corruption. Britain's steel industry is run by the Steel Control Committee, a semi-Governmental carbon copy of the British Iron & Steel Federation. It allocates production quotas among mills in Britain, most of which are old and technologically out...

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