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Artist or CreatorTrog [Wally Fawkes]
Title or Caption[no caption]
Extent1 item
Published bySunday Telegraph
Date14 Nov 1999
FormatArtwork
Embedded text or transcriptLondon Mayor Selection Board Cats preferred
Person DepictedBlair; Anthony Charles Lynton (Tony) (1953-)
Dobson; Frank
Livingstone; Ken
Implied textBooks: Dick Whittington
NotesSee WF0215 for original artwork. News: 14 Nov: What has been abundantly clear in the
past few weeks is the horror with which the Labour leadership contemplates a Livingstone
mayoralty, and what it perceives would be a return to the "gesture politics" of his Greater
London Council. The gloves came off for the "Stop Ken" whispering campaign - a campaign
which seemed to be driven by Downing Street. There were reports, for instance, that an
interview for BBC's Newsnight in which Mr Livingstone criticised the Blair Government,
would be used as the "silver bullet" to end his candidature. The events that unfolded after
Frank Dobson was officially endorsed by the Prime Minister as his favoured candidate have
not reflected well on New Labour - or Old. [The Independent]
Subjectscats
London
mayors
Select Committees
Labour Party
prime ministers
Copyright contact detailssyndication@telegraph.co.uk
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
Relates to cartoon64725

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CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/2350Blair; Tony (1953-)1953-   
GB/BCA/2489Dobson; Frank   
GB/BCA/2423Livingstone; Ken (1945-)1945-   
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