When I wrote on this website last year that we should not underestimate him, some ridiculed my argument. Now we have to educate a new generation about the dangers of Labour.
Posts Tagged: Thatcher
They can wring their hands one day and ring the bells the next – or vice-versa. After all, they rejoiced when sterling joined the ERM. We know how that one ended.
Peter Cuthbertson: There was no alternative to Thatcherism – even the SDP would have wrecked our country
It was crucial not just to defy the far left – but also the moderate left and the establishment.
Plus: Why do so many expensive hotels think it is a good thing to make their windows unopenable? Can’t we go back to Blackpool?
The views of parents matter – and they can serve as a bulwark against corruption.
“Now it’s time for a new chapter to open.”
Thatcherism has spread around the world causing global poverty to plummet.
Often the reforms are going further than anything that Margaret Thatcher achieved.
Matthew Bailey and Philip Cowley: The conventional wisdom is wrong. As Tory leader, Thatcher stood for ideology – right from the start
The day-in-day-out reporting of the 1975 leadership contest stressed her dogmatism – and the risks for the Party should its MPs be foolhardy enough to vote for her.
So we need to continue to invest heavily in naval equipment – ensuring that it comes into operation, and has the manpower to go with it.
A Daily Politics profile – how he wrestled with the Bosnian question and has “only minor regret” at never having been Conservative leader.
Answer: probably not.
There is an idealistic vision of a continent which in the last 70 years has become a haven of peace and prosperity. Go to Cracow or Vilnius – and see what they think.
The Clacton MP may have a part to play in a long-term reconciliation between the Conservatives and the realist element of UKIP.
The author of Waging the War of Ideas wasn’t just a Thatcherite: he was a pre-Thatcherite.