BRITAIN: The War of Jenkins' Aye

When Parliament reconvened last week following an eleven-day holiday recess, the first act of Labor Party Deputy Leader, Roy Jenkins, was to seek out his leader, Harold Wilson. In a brief meeting at Wilson's Commons office, Jenkins, 51, bluntly announced that he was resigning, both as deputy leader and Chancellor of the Exchequer in Labor's shadow cabinet. He will return to the back benches in the House of Commons and there, freed from responsibility for maintaining party loyalty, he intends to continue his fight for British entry into the Common Market; an...

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