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Posts Tagged: Thatcher
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.
Greg Clark MP: The unflagging commitment of Michael Heseltine to the public good – in this, his ninth decade
Michael criss-crossed the country with me – something a former Deputy Prime Minister might have preferred to skip.
Don’t get me wrong, Thatcher was a great Prime Minister. But, as my memoirs show, she sure lacked a sense of humour.
The Centre for Policy Studies’ coming conference lauds freedom. But voters seem to prefer security.
The 1979 saw the election of a group of Tories to the European Parliament whose enthusiasm for the European project is part of a vanished age.
Edward Leigh MP: The lesson of these Euro-elections: Modernisation has failed. Get back to real conservatism. End the Coalition now.
My programme: Let grammars expand. Means-test incidental health costs. The Green Deal is a joke. Immigration is still a farce. Apologise for same sex marriage.
Adam Afriyie MP: Why these bad results for the Conservatives? Because of the Westminster party establishment
Many feel that the Tories have drifted away from their small-c conservative roots. I feel that too.
Priti Patel MP: This is the most successful Euro-sceptic government since Thatcher’s. So vote Conservative on Thursday.
Miliband and Labour are relying on divisions on the Right to prop them up. Let’s not give the them that satisfaction.
Nor wealth taxes, but savings credits.
Unless there is a significant increase in women MPs at the 2015 general election, we will need to look at this issue in detail, and all options should be on the table.
Iain Dale: Sarah Wollaston wants to know what others would have done about Nigel Evans. Here’s my answer.
Plus: Nigel and the whips. Why Peter Oborne believes that I am Nostradamus. Lord Steel must have heard the Cyril Smith rumours. And: Two Thatchers & Two Queens.