Foreign News: Reform

Premier Baldwin is now credited with having made a coup de maitre in recommending the elevation of ex-Premier H. H. Asquith to the peerage (TIME, Feb. 2) ; for it was the latter who, in 1911, succeeded in reducing "the noble lords" to their present innocuous position.

The House of Lords Reform is now a slogan of the Conservative Party and undoubtedly this important subject will find a place on the order paper during Mr. Baldwin's administration. With Lord Oxford and Asquith now in the upper House, it is to be presumed that he will...

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