Before Parliament adjourned for its Christmas recess, to meet again on
January 31, youthful Dominions & Colonial Secretary Malcolm MacDonald
warned the House of Commons that Britain must soon find a policy to
increase her birth rate for the "highest imperial reasons." "I confess
I cannot do anything about it," added Mr. MacDonald, a bachelor.
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