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Artist or CreatorDave Brown
Title or CaptionA little off the top, sir?
Extent1 item
Published byThe Independent
Date29 May 2013
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptSweeney George the Barber
Person DepictedOsborne; George (1971-)
Implied textFiction: Sweeney Todd first appeared as the murderer of the Victorian penny dreadful The String of Pearls (1846–47). The character has appeared in films and musicals. Todd is a barber who dispatches his victims by slitting their throats with his razor.
NotesNews: "Recalcitrant ministers who refuse to cut their departments' budgets are to face a formal cabinet grilling from their colleagues who have, the Treasury announced last night. With just over a month to find 8 billion pounds of savings from government spending, George Osborne yesterday said he had reached a settlement with seven departments to cut their budgets by around 10 per cent each in 2015. ... " Oliver Wright, The Independent
SubjectsChancellor of the Exchequer
government spending cuts
axes
barbers
Copyright contact detailsdavebrowntoons@btinternet.com
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