LIBERAL AND LABOUR [To the Editor of THE SPECTATOR.] Sut,—I
do not wish to trespass on your space by unduly pro- longing this. correspondence bin, since we have so nearly reached a basis- of agreenient, may I further assure Mr. Wood that Labour has-definitely repudiated any of confisca- tion of property ; that the body of the Party is so alive to the possible evils of bureaucracy that' that issue has in fact become one of main topics of domestic discussion ; and that the severest critics of Labour will hardly contend that Henderson's foreign policy (which, presumably, had Liberal support) was less conducive to international peace than that of his Conser- vative successors.
To Mr. Martin Lindsay's letter of August i3th I omitted to reply since there seemed no point in arguing with one who showed so little understanding of the issues involved as to state, among other oddities, that -Labour's defeat over an essential clause of its Finance Bill was not " over a vital