Ref NoLDG/1/1/113
Title"Watchdog? I'm more a referee" - Malcolm Methven, new Director-General of Fair Trading
Date14 August 1973
Extent1 cartoon
Creator NameGibbard; Leslie David (1945-2010); cartoonist
DescriptionA man with a cigar kicks balls into a basket past a helpless goalkeeper. To the left, Malcolm Methven watches on and speaks the words quoted in this cartoon's title.

[News from 14 August: Mr Malcolm John Methven was appointed Director General of Fair Trading. His department would examine practices which adversely affected the economic interests of consumers, monopolies, mergers and unfair trading practices.] (Source: The University of Kent, British Cartoon Archive)

On the back of this cartoon, a very rough sketch has been made for another piece which appears to have been titled 'Wishing Star'.
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