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Triumph of the Ticket Touts, Eagle Eye

Triumph of the Ticket Touts

Now that Sajid Javid (pictured), who once praised ticket touts, has been promoted to the Cabinet, it is safe to say that the campaign launched by The Independent in 1987 is nearing fruition.
The final surrender of the anti-ticket-tout movement (patron saint Paul Weller) is conveyed in the report of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Ticket [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 25 April 2014 at 11:30 am

In (Repeated) Praise of the Ticket Tout, Eagle Eye

In (Repeated) Praise of the Ticket Tout

It’s as if Margaret Thatcher never existed; young people today; gone to the dogs; laws of supply and demand.
My excellent young colleague Jamie Merrill complains in The Independent today that it is hard to buy tickets online for popular events (such as the Monty Python reunion) because they get snapped up by touts and then [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 27 November 2013 at 10:58 am

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