GREAT BRITAIN: Reverse

Last week Parliament behaved very much like the U. S. Congress, except that it did everything backwards. Congress wanted to go home (see p. 11). Parliament wanted to stay in session. In Washington "Government" whips had tried to keep rebellious Congressmen in session to pass the President's bills. In London Conservative Party whips threatened purges, Prime Minister Chamberlain lost his temper, disgruntled members of the Party in power spoke out in open revolt, Oppositionists cheered signs of a growing split, as the members drew back from the dread prospect of a two-month...

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