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Artist or CreatorGerald Scarfe
Title or CaptionWar Veterans Money Problem
Extent1 item
Published byThe Sunday Times
Date08 Dec 1996
FormatPhotocopy
Embedded text or transcriptUnity
War over Europe
Single Currency
Who's pushing who?
Person DepictedMajor; John (1943-)
Clarke; Kenneth (1940-)
Implied textPolitical slogan: Right over Europe.
NotesNews: Leaked proposals to save 100 million pounds over three years by cutting benefits for war widows and disabled former servicemen provoked a furious row in the Commons. John Major and Kenneth Clarke struggle to counter suggestions of a rift, after the BBC reported that the Chancellor was prepared to lead a mass walkout if the PM gave in to the Right over Europe.
SubjectsConservative Party
Flags
veterans
European Union
pensions
Chancellor of the Exchequer
wheelchairs
government policy
prime ministers
EMS
Copyright contact detailsGerald Scarfe
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