24 OCTOBER 1952, Page 5

Two Westminster M.P.s, both Conservatives, are at variance over the

advertisements in Trafalgar Square. It will be objected that there are not two M.P.s for Westminster. Strictly speaking there are not. But Sir Harold Webbe, who wants to keep the lights, sits for the Cities of London and Westminster, and Sir Edward Keeling, who sits for Twicken- ham, and (very rightly in my view) worked for the abolition of the garish advertisements, is a former Mayor of Westminster. Would the advocates of the lights like to see them on the north side of the square, occupied by the National Gallery, the west and the east ? If not, why on the south ?

Are the other three sides " dreary "-at night JANUS