Foreign News: Pride & Petulance

Quietly the House of Commons moved into the shank of a quiet afternoon. Before the half-empty benches was the Government's liberal Education Bill. Everyone loved the measure, everyone hoped it would be a cornerstone of the braver postwar Britain.

In the quiet rose mild Mrs. Thelma Cazalet Keir, veteran Tory reformist and sister of the late Major Victor Cazalet, killed in the plane crash that brought death to Poland's Premier-General Wladyslaw Sikorski. Mildly she proposed an amendment granting equal pay to women teachers. Gently the Government's respected Richard Austen Butler, President of...