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Picture News

Picture News is something we all love... our weekly discussion of the news and what's going on in the world and our communities. We love sharing our thoughts, opinions and experiences and discussing what role we play. 

 

This week's Picture News is 'How important are first impressions?'

 

A red, white and blue paint job on the Prime Minister's plane has recently been revealed. The RAF Voyager is used by the Prime Minister and members of the Royal Family for official visits around the world and was previously coloured grey. An official spokesperson for the government confirmed that the plane received its makeover in Cambridgeshire in the colours of the Union Jack at the cost of £900,000, taken from public funds. Here's how it looks now:

 

The new design:


Things to talk about at home…
What do you think when you first see the RAF Voyager plane from the poster?
Do you think it matters what the plane looks like if the Prime Minister or the Royal Family are using it? How about if it was being used to take people on holiday?
Do you think that the government should pay for the paintwork? Why?

 

Let us know your opinion on the blog and, as always, use the resources to help you.

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