BRITAIN: A Rebel Vindicated

When Roy Jenkins, the urbane and gifted deputy leader of the Labor Party, broke ranks to vote in favor of Britain's entry into the Common Market three weeks ago. a chant of "Traitor! Traitor!" rose from the backbenches. Jenkins, 51, knew that he was risking his political future by defying Labor's antiMarket line (as did 68 other members of the party), but he defended his stand on the grounds of "honesty and consistency." He was Chancellor of the Exchequer when Harold Wilson's Labor government attempted to join the Market in 1969, and...

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