Great Britain: Harrying Harold

GREAT BRITAIN

Last month the Tories were all set to pounce on the Labor government with a motion in the House of Commons to censure the drastic and controversial measures of Harold Wilson's first 100 days. Out of respect for the dying Winston Churchill, Sir Alec Douglas-Home and his fellow Tories held their tongues. By last week, when the debate finally came, both sides were fairly bursting to get at each other's throats.

"The honeymoon is over," said Home, as he took the floor to blast Labor for raising taxes, strangling credit and threatening...

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