Butskellism

‘Dear old pals’, Cartoon by Vicky [Victor Weisz] from the Daily Mirror, 12th October 1954

From the collection of the British Cartoon Archive, University of Kent. © Mirrorpix / Trinity Mirror

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Your cartoonist, still dazed after Scarborough and Blackpool, welcomes the idea that next year’s Labour and Tory Party Conferences should be held together-

We could then pass a composite resolution congratulating our composite Chancellor for having kept the cost of living stable although the index had risen another 10 points-

And could end the proceedings with a bipartisan ‘battle’ on Foreign policy between Deakindum and Churchilldee.

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