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Artist or CreatorMac [Stan McMurtry]
Title or Caption"It seemed the ideal birthday present. The Blairs are using the jet and we've got to get to Balmoral somehow."
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date04 Aug 1998
Embedded text or transcriptHappy 98th Mother
Microlite MK 3
Person DepictedPhilip; Prince, (1921-); consort of Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain,
Elizabeth II (1926-); Queen of Great Britain,
Elizabeth; Queen, (1900-2002); consort of George VI, King of Great Britain,
NotesNews : The Queen and Tony Blair may share an official jet to cut costs. The idea, put forward by the Palace has been welcomed by No 10. But the two parties are squabbling over the size of the plane. The Queen wants a modest jet like a Gulfstream or Falcon that seats 19. But Mr Blair favours an Airbus A320 airliner big enough to carry his entourage - and rival Bill Clinton's Air Force One, a Boeing 747, [Andrea Busfield, The Sun, August 3 1998] News : The Queen Mother celebrates her 98th birthday
SubjectsBuckingham Palace
Kings and rulers
air transport
prime ministers
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
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