TITLE

'Farewell tour' cost a packet

AUTHOR(S)
Littleboy, Kevin
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;6/15/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 24, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the global farewell tour of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. He says that such tour must have cost taxpayers a tidy sum that could have built a working computer system in RPA. He remarks that this tour is nothing more than a massive advertising campaign at taxpayers' expense.
ACCESSION #
25900400

 

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