From the Sun, November 5, 1975. The Sun and the Mirror were respectively supporters of the Right (Conservative Party) and the Left (Labour Party) of the political spectrum. The old Liberal Party seemed nowhere as far as the tabloids or my family was concerned. "Tories in disguise!" was all my mother would say about them.
Here, the Sun was taking great pleasure from three facts:
1) The Labour Government had been informed by a treasury consultant that spending was out of control.
2) The National Union of Teachers had warned that there wasn't enough money to buy sufficient books for the nation's schoolchildren.
3) Spending was looking rather extravagant as far as our MPs were concerned.
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