GREAT BRITAIN: A Little Goading

For months Winston Churchill's Tories smiled in smug satisfaction at the division in Labor's ranks, and sometimes slyly tried to widen the breach. Last week the Laborites were gazing hopefully at a small rift in the ranks of the Conservatives. It was led by a group of young Tory backbenchers.

For the six months that the Conservatives have been in power, the backbenchers have had nothing but alibis to offer their constituents in place of the golden promises made on the hustings of more red meat and fewer controls. In a local election, depression-ridden Lancashire had just voted Laborite for the...

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