"David's daughter for St. David's day," cried a musical Welsh voice in the bar at Brown's Hotel as its owner raised his pint high. Across the street, their collars turned up against the icy wind, the voters of Carmarthen constituency in Wales were queueing up to cast their votes in Britain's third parliamentary by-election since Tory Harold Macmillan took over as Prime Minister. Under normal circumstances the results would have been easily predictable, for Carmarthen is a Liberal Party stronghold and one of the candidates was pert, jaunty, 54-year-old Lady Megan Lloyd...

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