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Artist or CreatorSteve Bell
Title or Caption[no caption]
Extent1 item
Published byThe Guardian
Date11 Dec 1996
Embedded text or transcriptThe Ministry of Defence is now prepared to accept that some form of enormous toxic fart took place in the Gulf in 1991, but owing to temporary deafness induced by gunfire, was unable to identify the source. Drawing on the best scientific advice, we have therefore authorised the acquisition of a national hearing aid, and will report back in three years. God Save the Queen.
Person DepictedSoames; Nicholas
NotesNews: The Government announces a wide-ranging 1.3 million pound enquiry into Gulf War Syndrome after ministers said that the Commons had been misled over the use of chemicals during the conflict.
DescriptionArtist has labelled digital image 0869 11-12-96 Toxic fart
SubjectsConservative Party
House of Commons
Gulf War
gas masks
Ministry of Defence
Armed forces
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