Ref NoLDG/1/1/34
Title"I was just hanging up my 'unacceptable face of captialism' suit..."
Extent1 cartoon
Creator NameGibbard; Leslie David (1945-2010); cartoonist
DescriptionCartoon shows Edward Heath lying on the ground, clutching a suit in his hand, in his underwear, lying underneath a skeleton which has spilled out of an open warddrobe. Anthony Barber (Chancellor of the Exchequer) looks on angrily from the doorway [Home secretary Reginald Maulting] looks at Heath with concern from the side of the frame.

Background information: in 1971 Edward Heath misread a speech that he was giving to parliament regarding a scandal involving the Lonrho company. Instead of saying that this was an "unacceptable and unappealing facet of capitalism" Heath said that this scandal was the "unacceptable face of capitalism".
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