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For loyalty, for principle, for Labour

September 30th, 2007 (05:37 pm)

1930s election posters discovered in Hartlepool

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Posted by: malaheed (malaheed)
Posted at: September 30th, 2007 05:16 pm (UTC)

And I wonder how many people are still waiting for them to honour a promise made in the election :-)

Posted by: parrot_knight (parrot_knight)
Posted at: September 30th, 2007 05:26 pm (UTC)

Some of us believe in a golden age when politicians kept their promises, so let's not spoil it for them...

Posted by: daniel_saunders (daniel_saunders)
Posted at: September 30th, 2007 05:59 pm (UTC)
Marxist

If I recall correctly, Hartlepool was Peter Mandelson's constituency.

Posted by: parrot_knight (parrot_knight)
Posted at: September 30th, 2007 06:13 pm (UTC)

It was indeed, prompting many jokes inspired by the contrast between his allegedly lavish London lifestyle and the poverty in Hartlepool, where some houses were being sold for 50p each.