GREAT BRITAIN: Room for the Hon. Members?

While U.S. legislators worry about whether to put their in-laws on the office payroll at salaries up to $16,000 a year and how to use up all the room in two new office buildings costing $90 million, Britain's mother of parliaments has become a legislative slum. "The conditions under which we work," declared one indignant Labor M.P., "are a public scandal." Last week, at the insistence of Labor's fiery, red-haired Boadicea, Barbara Castle, members of the House of Commons were at long last determined to do something about their own welfare.

No other M.P.s in the Commonwealth —not in India...

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