GREAT BRITAIN: The Aftermath

Fortnight ago, when they handed him the most decisive British electoral victory since World War II, Britons in effect ordered Prime Minister Harold Macmillan to give them more of the same—more prosperity, more economic growth, more social reform. Last week, as he reshuffled his Cabinet, Tory Macmillan made it plain that he had got the message.

Macmillan's most significant move was to name reform-minded Home Secretary R. A. Butler to the additional post of chairman of the Conservative Party. By so doing, the Prime Minister served notice on Tory Blimps that their...

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