Protestors scuppered Tory leader David Cameron‘s plan to recreate The Smiths’ iconic photograph of the band outside Salford Lads’ Club with him in it yesterday (January 10).
Cameron wanted a publicity shot of himself to be taken outside the iconic venue during a whistle-stop tour of Salford, but protesters prevented the photograph being taken.
Local protesters held placards saying, “Oi! Dave – Eton Lads’ is 300 miles”, a reference to Cameron’s private school upbringing.
Another read: “Salford lads not Eton snobs”.
Salford resident Matthew Mold, 26, told The Sun: “This visit is disgraceful. What have the Tories ever done for working-class families?”
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