GREAT BRITAIN: Siege Tactics in Commons

Cried Tory M.P. Robert Boothby at a public meeting in Surrey last week: "We shall harry the life out of [the Socialists]

. . We will make it absolutely intolerable for them We will make them sit up night and day and grind away until they get absolutely hysterical and say we cannot stand any more.' "

As a sample, the Tories kept the House of Commons in session on four of last week's five sitting days until 1:46 a.m., 2:44 a.m., 1:33 a.m., and 1:53 a.m. Weary, angry Socialists had to stand by steadfastly, not knowing when the Tories would...

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