National Affairs: IT'S NOT DONE IN BRITAIN

How has Great Britain's public morality fared under the enormously increased temptations of the welfare state and government-in-business? Any mink coats? Any Bill Boyles? TIME Correspondent David Richardson cabled:

BRITAIN'S only comparable case in recent memory is the Stanley-Belcher scandal of 1948. John Belcher, a Labor M.P. and Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Trade, was found to have accepted a gold cigarette case, a suit of clothes, unlimited hospitality, and a week's vacation at a seaside resort from one Sydney Stanley. In return, Belcher helped Stanley around the government, helped his friends get licenses for construction work on a resort hotel...

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