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Artist or CreatorMac [Stan McMurtry]
Title or Caption'Seriously now, Jim - we'll sort this out at a stroke, or rather, at ten strokes'
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date11 Jun 1971
Embedded text or transcriptM.P. J. Prior
Person DepictedHeath; Edward (1916-2005)
Barber; Anthony (1920-2005)
Maudling; Reginald (1917-1979)
Prior; James Michael Leathes (1927-); Lord
Home of the Hirsel; Alec Douglas-Home, (1903-1995); Baron,
Implied textSpeeches: "This would, at a stroke, reduce the rise in prices, increase production and reduce unemployment" Part of the prepared text of a speech to be given by Ted Heath on proposals to reduce taxation in1970. The sentence was never delivered in the speech but was distributed to journalists and highlighted in press reports.
NotesNews: 11 June: Mr Prior said on the radio programme World at One, that he did not believe that housewives took the claim that prices would be reduced at a stroke "all that seriously".
Conservative Party
party manifestos
Election campaigns
price rises
prime ministers
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
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