GREAT BRITAIN: Four Major Powers

In the House of Commons His Majesty's Loyal Opposition have about 185 votes. Last week on the issue of Neville Chamberlain's new foreign policy—rapprochement with Italy and Germany, the issue which caused Anthony Eden's resignation (TIME, Feb. 28)—the Opposition voted 167 strong against the Government. They won over to their side just one Conservative, Mr. Vyvyan Adams, an official of the British League of Nations Union.

But the opposition vote did not show the extent of the crisis. About 100 M. P.s who normally support the Government abstained from voting. Among them were...

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