26 MARCH 1954, Page 7

What Does it All Mean ?

" This is the sort of thing that doesn't make my life any easier," said the distinguished public servant, and he passed over one of the documents which he had brought down to my house to study over the weekend. It emanated 'from some high-powered co-ordinating ,committee and the passage which had floored him read as follows : " The BEC and FBI showed a less lively interest, but both agreed to come to further official level discussions at which the nature of the agency's work' was explained. All three organisations, and the ABCC and the NUM, expressed their willingness. (although apart from the TUC with no great enthusiasm) to co-operate." STRIX