10 NOVEMBER 1950, Page 5

The Liberal Party of nine members in the House of

Commons has been divided six to three in two critical debates in the House of Commons this week. In one case the three voted against the six, in the other the three abstained on a motion to which they had actually put their names. This is reducing Liberalism to a singularly sorry farce. How Liberals can present themselves to the country as a cohesive party is impossible to imagine. Perhaps