Last week brought fresh incidents in the political battle which has been clanging in Winston Churchill's ears since midwinter :

Too Much Party. The bitterest fighting was over the political truce which keeps the Conservative, Liberal and Labor Parties from contesting Parliamentary by-elections, hands the seats by default to the party which won them in the last (1935) general election. Snapped Lord Beaverbrook's Evening Standard: "The result is a steady procession of ersatz M.P.s through the portals of Westminster. . . . They would have a valuable function to perform in a...

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