With reference to the advertisements in the Tube stations, “Be a Man” etc. (asking able-bodied men not to shelter there but to leave the space for women and children), D.  says the joke going around London is that it was a mistake to print those notices in English.
Priestley,  whose Sunday night broadcasts were by implication Socialist propaganda, has been shoved off the air, evidently at the instance of the Conservative party . . . . . . It looks rather as though the Margesson  crew are now about to stage a come-back.
 J.B. Priestley (1894-1984) was a prolific popular novelist, dramatist, and man of letters. During 1940 and 1941 he gave a series of weekly radio talks urging the nation to determination and unity against Hitler, so as to make the country more democratic and egalitarian.
 David R. Margesson (1890-1965; Viscount, 1942), Conservative M.P. for Rugby, 1924-42; Government Chief Whip, 1931-40, was loyal to each prime minister he served. Under Churchill he continued as Joint Government Whip, and after six months was Secretary of State for War. Peter Davison