1 NOVEMBER 1930, Page 1

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The split between Lord Beaverbrook and his powerful follower Lord Melchett is thus quite plain, for Lord Beaverbrook said bluntly of Mr. Baldwin's declaration " We reject this proposal. It would postpone to an uncertain future the policy which we believe to be the only method of attaining our ends." Lord Beaverbrook, in spite of good advice from experienced politicians, clings obstinately to his plan of wrecking the only political Party which has any chance of introducing Preferential Tariffs. "Say ' Food Taxes' ! " scolds Lord Beaverbrook, but Mr. Baldwin remembers what happened to Mr. Chamberlain in 1906, and to himself in 1923, when they hopefully brandished that phrase.