Foreign News: Parliament Squabbles

Laborites fiercely defended their Government in both Houses of Parliament last week, battling on four major Empire issues: Unemployment; Disarmament; Dominion Status for India; Resumption of Relations with Soviet Russia. Jabs were scathing, digs sharp and deep. But on the whole the debate was the most vital and constructive of a lackadaisical Parliamentary year.

Thomas on the Grill. Puffed with optimism after his famed trade-questing trip to Canada (TIME, Sept. 2), Lord Privy Seal James Henry Thomas ("Privy Seal Jim"), Minister in Charge of Unemployment, told the House of Commons that "by next...

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