Ref NoLDG/1/1/10
TitleCommon market
Extent1 cartoon
Creator NameGibbard; Leslie David (1945-2010); cartoonist
DescriptionCartoon shows Prime Minister Harold Wilson pulling the lever on a slot machine labelled the "common market". The slot machine has a picture of the face of [French President Valéry Giscard] on it. The slot machine has the words "any *picture of Giscard's face* is wild" (read "any Giscard is wild"). The cartoon probably relates to debates within the UK about whether to remain a part of the European Economic Community in the years 1974-5.
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