Foreign News: Deadlock

Scottish voters sent a Conservative to Parliament in a by-election last week and gave further evidence that the Labor-Tory deadlock continues with no real swing in sight. In the middle-class Scots-toun district of Glasgow, Colonel James Hutchison, 57-year-old war hero, won by a slim 1,1319-vote margin over his Labor Party opponent. The by-election was caused by the death of Tory Sir Arthur Young, who at last February's general election had nosed out the Labor candidate by only 239 votes.

Scotstoun confirmed the belief of political observers that if a general election were held now the Tories would probably gain slightly; this would...

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