Ref NoLDG/1/10/77
Title"Oh, for heaven's sake! You've been stifling that egg! What it needs is incentive - faced with the crunch it'll hatch and soar high into the skies!"
Date10 March 1980
Extent1 cartoon
Creator NameGibbard; Leslie David (1945-2010); cartoonist
DescriptionGeoffrey Howe and another [Tory MP], depicted as birds, have dropped an egg from a tree, which has been labelled 'BRITISH INDUSTRIAL RECOVERY'. Next to them is another bird, which has 'TAXPAYER' across its stomach. It is being scolded by Margaret Thatcher, also depicted as a bird, whilst she holds a book titled 'Professor Friedman's Guide to Economy Rearing'. In the top left corner are 3 other birds, watching on in dismay as the egg falls to the ground.
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