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Artist or CreatorMichael Cummings
Title or Caption"It's a pity I can't appoint him editor of the Spectator, too..."
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date03 Feb 1964
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptMinister for dealing with R.P.M. crisis
Secretary for coping with Cyprus crisis
Minister for winning the Election
Minister for patching up EAST AFRICA
Secretary for disarming Tory mutineers
Minister for preventing Prime Minister frm dropping bricks
Foreign Secretary (of course)
Minister for what's left over...
Person DepictedHome of the Hirsel; Alec Douglas-Home, (1903-1995); Baron,
Butler; Richard Austen (Rab) (1902-1982); Baron Butler of Saffron Walden
Implied text"When I have to read economic documents I have to have a box of matches
and start moving them into position and illustrate the point to myself" -
Sir Alec Dougas-Home, September 16 1962.
NotesNews: Iain Macleod was editor of The Spectator.
SubjectsAfrica
Cabinet
Conservative Party
Cyprus
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
backbench rebellion
crises
general elections
matches
news editors
resale price maintenance
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
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