TITLE

DORDOGNE

AUTHOR(S)
Booth, Lauren
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
New Statesman;5/2/2005, Vol. 134 Issue 4738, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the voting patterns among British ex-patriots in Dordogne, France. Complaints of ex-patriots about the crime in England; Unpopularity of Michael Howard, despite right-wing leanings; Support of the Iraq war, despite the unpopularity of British Prime Minister Tony Blair; Expectations that ex-patriots would vote for the Conservative Party.
ACCESSION #
16909730

 

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