GREAT BRITAIN: Business of Government

First elections for municipal councillors "since Munich" were held last week throughout England and Wales. There was no landslide either way but the Conservative Party made a quiet net gain of 20 seats, mainly at the expense of the Labor Party which suffered a net loss of 17 seats. The Liberals lost two seats, Independents one.

In London the closing session of the House of Commons, which was about to rise and reconvene for a new session with the Speech from the Throne on November 8, last week brimmed with historic interest. The Prime...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!