GREAT BRITAIN: Personal Friendship

"Personal Friendship"

It was time for Parliament to go home for the summer holidays last week but His Majesty's Loyal Opposition harbored deep suspicions that His Majesty's Government intend to put one over on them by extending recognition to the Spanish Rightist regime of General Francisco Franco while the Lords and Commons stand adjourned. Laborite Clement Attlee, the tiny, terrier-like Opposition Leader barked demands for a specific promise that Parliament would be reconvened ''before the Government embark on any new policy which would render imminent the granting of belligerent rights to...

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