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Artist or CreatorDave Brown
Title or CaptionThe Fighting Portsmouth Tugged to it's last berth to be turned into bagpipes
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Published byThe Independent
Date09 Nov 2013
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptPoop! Poop!
Person DepictedCameron; David (1966 Oct. 9-);
Salmond; Alex
Implied textPainting:The Fighting Temeraire tugged to her last Berth to be broken up by J.M.W.Turner
NotesNews: 7 Nov: "Scotland could lose key contracts to build new Royal Navy ships if it votes in favour of independence in next year's referendum, Cabinet ministers warned yesterday - after calling time on centuries of shipbuilding in Portsmouth. Their warning came after the Government announced it was protecting shipbuilding jobs in Glasgow while scrapping them in the south coast port, bringing an abrupt end to the city's proud history of naval construction. The decision left David Cameron facing accusations from MPs of all parties of being motivated by shoring up the "no" vote in Scotland at the expense of jobs in England. Philip Hammond, the Defence Secretary, and Alistair Carmichael, the Scottish Secretary, signalled that yesterday's announcement could be reversed if the Scots opted to leave the United Kingdom. ... " Nigel Morris, The Independent
SubjectsPortsmouth
Scotland
shipbuilding
SNP
Copyright contact detailsdavebrowntoons@btinternet.com
GenrePastiche
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GB/BCA/8128Cameron; David (1966 Oct. 9-)1966 Oct. 9-  
GB/BCA/2519Salmond; Alex (1954-)1954-   
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