GREAT BRITAIN: And Still Champ

As Prime Minister Harold Macmillan went off to the summit. British voters gave him an unmistakable vote of confidence. In local elections for borough offices throughout England and Wales, his Conservative Party rolled up a gain of 426 seats (out of 3.519 at stake). The Liberals gained 51 seats. Big loser: Labor, whose net loss of 460 seats reflected the policy quarrels that have racked the party since its third straight defeat by the Tories in last October's general elections.


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