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Artist or CreatorDave Brown
Title or CaptionEmergency tax ...
Extent1 item
Published byThe Independent
Date30 Aug 2012
Person DepictedClegg; Nick (1967-)
Cameron; David (1966 Oct. 9-);
NotesNews: "There are several reasons why Nick Clegg might have chosen to call for the introduction of a temporary wealth tax just now, some more laudable than others. He might have been looking for an eye-catching idea to mark his return to politics after his summer holiday. He might have wanted to demonstrate that the Liberal Democrats were raring to go, in good time for the new parliamentary term. Or he might have been searching for ways to put clear blue water between his party and the Conservatives on the eve of the party conference season. He admitted, after all, that the Conservatives were not as enamoured as his own Liberal Democrats of the view that the broadest shoulders should carry the heaviest burden. ... " Comment, The Independent
SubjectsLiberal bird
Liberal Democratic Party
political coalitions
deputy prime minister
prime ministers
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