GREAT BRITAIN: Change at No. 10

Stanley Baldwin ambled into the House of Commons one afternoon last week with the wistful air of a boy in his final day at school. As he had done so many times over so many years, one last time now he "caught the Speaker's eye," stood up to announce that the salaries of Members of Parliament will be raised from £400 to £600 ($2,000 to $3,000) a year. From the benches on both sides came shattering applause. For his very last "last word" before retiring from House harness, "the most popular Prime Minister...

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