Foreign News: Non-Resident

Oddest fact about 70-year-old retired Major General Sir Reginald Ford, appointed Chief Divisional Food Officer for London and the Home Counties last August, is that he makes his home in Brussels, Belgium, 250 air miles away. His is mainly a wartime job and he is needed in London only for occasional consultation. Explained Sir Reginald recently: "Heavens, man, I can get to London quicker than I could if I lived in Scotland. ... I catch the 10 a.m. plane from Brussels and am in my office at 12:30 p.m."

Fortnight ago, M.P.s in the House of Commons took Sir Reginald to...

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