GREAT BRITAIN: Decline or Fall (Contd.)

Topic A in the House of Commons last week was still the colonial empire. Entrenched at the dispatch box, Colonial Secretary Oliver Lyttelton faced and beat down a series of Labor attacks that were marked by their concern for the welfare of native peoples, by their antipathy toward Lyttelton and by their astonishing lack of preparation.

Lyttelton announced the first constructive program to remove the causes of Kenya's bitter war against the Mau Mau. Britain will allocate $14 million to finance a far-reaching development plan for African agriculture. The money will...

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