Piers Plowman, 1942

Brailsford, H. N.
January 1942
New Republic;1/5/42, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p14
Focuses on the effort of the British Government to grapple with the economic conditions of the country, that resulted due to World War II. Roles played by controlled prices, rationing, subsidies to producers, a purchase tax and income tax, in controlling the inflation; Impact of the war on the minimum wage of farm workers; Effort of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in raising the minimum wages of workers to 48 shillings; Assessment of the labor policies of Churchill; Expectations from mechanization of farming and agricultural subsidies.


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