The cartoon is based on this painting about the poem The Lady of Shalott by Alfred Lord Tennyson.
From British daily The Independent:
No 10 linked to arms firm inquiry
By Marie Woolf, Political Editor
Published: 20 May 2007
Police asked detectives working on the cash-for-honours inquiry for access to the No 10 emails to check if the brothers had communicated about the affair, but they were denied for legal reasons.
Charles Powell said that he discussed the investigation with “senior government officials” and that it was “perfectly possible” this included his brother, according to The Sunday Times.
He said he had “occasionally” spoken to BAE and the Saudi royal family about the fraud investigation.
Cash for honours scandal: here.
Blair’s ‘ethical foreign policy’ legacy: arms exports.