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A Stormy Sitting.
Birth Control Controversy,
There Vas a wild scene tit the Blnckpool Labour conference »hen women delegates attempted to make birth control one of the party's planks against the decision of the executive.
Immediately one delegate opposed this "ns 'n member of nn Irish Roman Catholic family" feeling rim high, anil when a re- malle of Sir. Jack Jones, "I.P., made the conference angry Mr. A. J. Cook (Miners'. Federation) rushed to the platform shout- ing, "You fool; you big fool; yon.fool of the Labour party, withdraw that." Mr. Jones refused mid invited the delegates to try to throw him out. "They can't muzzle mc," ho cried, "tho House of Commons won't bo muzzled here."
There was pandemonium until Mr. Jones withdrew his remark, but without apology.
Kventunlly the conference defeated by 2,885,000 to 223,000 an nttompt to refer the matter back to the executive.