13 APRIL 1929, Page 3

We have much sympathy with a speech made on Tuesday

by ,Lord Knebworth, the Unionist candidate for Shoreditch. He said that his Party was slow to recognize that ;there was a better educated class of workers than ever before. Much greater use ought to be made in the Party of wage-earners who were clamour- ing for a higher recognition of their ambitions as citizens. It was often said that the Conservative Party was the employers' party. But was it to be wondered at that the Party was thus regarded ? we have asked this questiOn ,So often ourselves that we welcome it in the mouth of one of the rising generation of Unionists. We shall not be satisfied until there are many Conservative trade unionists in Parliament who believe that the way of salvation for their fellows is contained in the motto " Every Man a Capitalist."

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