Great Britian: Surplus & Beggars

A budget surplus of $160,000,000. That was the fat and juicy stake for which hungry Britons scrabbled last week. Not until April 17 will the 1934-35 budget be announced and last week canny Chancellor of the Exchequer Neville Chamberlain would let out not one word of what it will contain. Meanwhile taxpayers, unemployed, the Army, the Navy, the air force all sought to show why they were most fitted to take care of the money.

One thing seemed certain. The new Chamberlain budget, disregarding the implications in the passage of the Johnson anti-loan...

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