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Artist or CreatorSteve Bell
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Published byThe Guardian
Date27 Nov 2003
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptI say Phil - what's an "upfront tuition fee"?
No idea...something to do with appointed same-sex monarchs?
Person DepictedElizabeth II (1926-); Queen of Great Britain,
Philip; Prince, (1921-); consort of Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain,
NotesNews: "It is not a Labour event, new or old. The clatter of the gilded royal coach through streets which have been cleared for fear of terrorism; the MPs crowding into the Lords like so many chattering, half-awed schoolchildren in Santa's grotto; the great national symbols brought out for public use - the robes, the crown, and all the aristocratic flunkeys and early Victorian cavalry uniforms let out for the day. The only bit of the ritual that makes sense to many of us is the traditional sight of Dennis Skinner ostentatiously refusing to leave the Commons benches, having delivered, as he did yesterday, a loud witticism to puncture the pomposity. (This time he suggested the doors of the Commons be locked before MPs had trooped out.)
The speech itself, flatly written and - sorry Ma'am - flatly delivered, is a laundry list of legislation which I don't suppose swings a single vote in the country. ..." The Guardian
Subjectsqueens
dukes
Princes
horse-drawn coaches
State Openings of Parliament
Speeches
government policy
fees
Copyright contact detailsbelltoons@ntworld.com www.belltoons.co.uk
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GB/BCA/225Elizabeth II (1926-); Queen of Great Britain1926-   
GB/BCA/1021Philip; Prince, (1921-); consort of Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain1921-   
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