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Artist or CreatorMichael Cummings
Title or CaptionIf the Monarchy costs too much Cummings presents some alternatives:
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Published byDaily Express
Date06 Dec 1971
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptA redundant prime minister is made President and pays for the upkeep of the Palace Guard from the proceeds of his memoirs ...
His Excellency Vic Feather
A venerated trade union leader is made Convenor of the People and presides over state occasions from an economy-coach, borne by shop-stewards ...
King Paul Getty - Royal Yacht: Q.E.II - Royal Flight: 10 Concordes - Royal Staff: 1,000,000 Ex-unemployed
Or someone who can really pay for royal dignity is made King!
Person DepictedWilson; Harold (1916-1995)
Feather; Vic
Getty; J. Paul
NotesNews: 3 Dec: The Government proposed to introduce in the Commons resolutions to double the Queen's income from £475,000 to £980,000 and to increase annuities paid to other principal members of the Royal Family. ... [The Times]
SubjectsKings and rulers
Labour Party
TUC
Wealth
ex-prime ministers
monarchies
presidents
republicanism
sovereigns
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
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GB/BCA/711Wilson; Harold (1916-1995)1916-1995   
GB/BCA/1174Feather; Vic   
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