10 APRIL 1964, Page 12

Tailpiece Leadership problems bedevil politics at present, it seems. Mr.

George Brown turned to quotation to taunt the Tories this week— 'Those behind cried Forward ! And those before cried Back!' But he seemed to think it had some- thing to do with the Duke of Plaza-Toro. He should have another look at his Macaulay. The, Duke, I may remind him, was the man who led his troops from behind. Not quite the same thing. Rather more applicable to a Labour leader's troubles with his left-wingers, perhaps?

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