With the Labor government's majority in the House of Commons down to a precarious four seats, Britons were watching the pulses and respirations of obscure members of Parliament as though each one were a rich relation. Last week five M.P.s were ill, and the British Press Association issued a bulletin on their relative progress. The report at week's end:
"Mr. Glanville (Labor): satisfactory.
"Mr. Burden (Conservative): comfortable.
"Colonel Stoddart-Scott (Conservative) : comfortable.
"Mr. Albu (Labor) : unchanged.
"Mr. Willey (Labor): very comfortable."...