South East Wales

Kinnock Spitting Image puppets sell for £3,400 at auction

Neil and Glenys Kinnock puppets Image copyright Rogers Jones Auctioneers

Spitting Image puppets of former Labour leader Neil Kinnock and his wife Glenys have fetched £3,400 in an auction.

Former Islwyn MP Lord Kinnock led Labour from 1983 until 1992 and featured heavily in the satirical ITV show which ran for 12 years until 1996.

It mimicked political figures, including ex-MEP Baroness Kinnock, the Royal family and celebrities.

Both latex puppets were being auctioned by Rogers Jones and Co in Cardiff.

They had been expected to fetch £3,000.

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