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62 Jewish Candidates Seek Commons Seats in British Elections

Sixty-two Jewish candidates appear on the Conservative, Labor and Liberal Party lists in Britain’s general elections scheduled for October 8, a survey disclosed today.

Twenty-two of the candidates – 20 Laborites and two Conservatives – are seeking re-election in the constituencies they represented in the last House.

Sir Oswald Mosley, leader of British fascist movements for a quarter of a century is again a candidate for Parliament and is campaigning nightly in the Notting Hill area, scene of recent racial disturbances. Mosley’s party is seeking to capitalize on resentment in the area against immigration from the West Indies by blaming the Jews for the situation and there is a certain amount of anti-Semitism in its campaigning.

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