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Artist or CreatorTrog [Wally Fawkes]
Title or Caption'What I CAN reduce at a stroke is YOU!'
Extent1 item
Published byObserver
Date13 Jun 1971
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptJ. Prior M.P.
Person DepictedPrior; James Michael Leathes (1927-); Lord
Heath; Edward (1916-2005)
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".
Subjectsgaffes
Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
prime ministers
Conservative Party
SeriesMini-Trog
GenrePocket
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GB/BCA/3675Prior; James Michael Leathes (1927-); Lord1927-   
GB/BCA/755Heath; Edward (1916-2005)1916-2005   
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