12 OCTOBER 1939, page 6

A Spectator's Notebook

THIS astonishing war that refuses to begin (in spite of the Athenia ' and ' Courageous ' disasters, and others like them) may well be on the point of beginning, now that Herr......

Wanted - A Brains Department T He Prime Minister's...

about economic planning is disconcerting evidence that the Government has not yet fully realised the magnitude of the new social, industrial, commercial and financial tasks......