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Artist or CreatorNicholas Garland
Title or Caption[no caption]
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Telegraph
DateMar 1994
FormatArtwork
Size51 x 38cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptPro Europe
Anti Europe
The Scales
Orion (The Hunter)
The Great Bear
The Archer
The Scorpion
Person DepictedHurd; Douglas
Heseltine; Michael (1933-)
Clarke; Kenneth (1940-)
Major; John (1943-)
Portillo; Michael (1953-)
Howard; Michael (1941-)
NotesArtwork not dated : date estimated from news. News: Tory MP's were yesterday preparing to rally round the government over its compromise on European Union minority voting rights - but they were privately deeply critical of the way the issue had been handled and were putting yet another black mark against the premier leadership. In the lobbies MP's were again questioning why Mr Major had chosen voting rights as the issue on which to make such a high-profile stand without securing a face saving escape route first. Outright conspiracy theorists at Westminster were even suggesting that the Prime Minister's Cabinet rivals, Kenneth Clarke and Michael Heseltine had gone along with the firm stand on a blocking vote of 23 knowing that Mr Major would be left swinging in the wind in the inevitable climbdown. [The Guardian, March 1994]
SubjectsEuropean Union
hostility
Conservative Party
constellations
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Cabinet
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Secretary of State for the Home Department
Department of Trade and Industry
prime ministers
Chief Secretary to the Treasury
Copyright contact detailssyndication@telegraph.co.uk
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/2075Hurd; Douglas   
GB/BCA/444Heseltine; Michael (1933-)1933-   
GB/BCA/2380Clarke; Kenneth (1940-)1940-   
GB/BCA/2367Major; John (1943-)1943-   
GB/BCA/2369Portillo; Michael (1953-)1953-   
GB/BCA/2541Howard; Michael (1941-)1941-   
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