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Artist or CreatorMichael Cummings
Title or Caption"As My Country seems to be in the hands of Mr. Scanlon, I might as well CLOSE down My Parliament, My Government and My Opposition"
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date01 Nov 1972
Embedded text or transcriptState Opening of Parliament
Person DepictedHeath; Edward (1916-2005)
Elizabeth II (1926-); Queen of Great Britain,
Philip; Prince, (1921-); consort of Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain,
Wilson; Harold (1916-1995)
NotesNews: 1 Nov: The TUC General Council was meeting to respond to the Government's proposal to either accept a totally voluntary policy on prices and incomes, or whether it was prepared to accept a voluntary plan policed by back-up legislation covering both prices and incomes. The militant side of the council, would rally behind Mr Hugh Scanlon, president of the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers, who would insist there could be no possible agreement on the terms of the government alternatives.
SubjectsLabour Party
Leader of the Opposition
State Openings of Parliament
Trades unions
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