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Artist or CreatorTim Sanders
Title or CaptionI have to travel first class or I might have to sit next to a Green
Extent1 item
Published byThe Independent
Date22 Oct 2012
FormatNewspaper
Person DepictedOsborne; George (1971-)
Notesnews: 19 Oct: "Four of Britain's largest green groups challenged George Osborne last night over his slighting reference to climate change campaigners as the "environmental Taliban". The Independent reported yesterday that the Chancellor had started using the phrase to poke fun at the green lobby within the Government and the Conservative Party. ... " Nigel Morris, The Independent

News: 20 Oct: "It is being dubbed the Great Train Snobbery or simply - and perhaps predictably - ticketgate. George was facing acute embarrassment last night after his aides were caught demanding he be allowed to sit in a first-class train carriage with a standard-class ticket. .. " Oliver Wright, Kevin Rawlinson, The Independent
Subjectsfirst class tickets
Chancellor of the Exchequer
rail transport
Green Party
Copyright contact detailstim@commonknowledge.org.uk
GenrePocket
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