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The Cammell Laird workers and the GMB trade union have long been concerned that the reason the government papers have been withheld from publication is that they would reveal the extent of the involvement by Margaret Thatcher's Government in the ...
Theresa may is tough but she is nothing like Margaret Thatcher. editorial image. Chris Moncrieff. email. 12:01 Tuesday 16 May 2017.
Addressing activists in Fife yesterday, Mr Brown failed to mention current Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn once in a powerful speech where he also claimed levels of poverty will be higher in the UK under Mrs May than they were under Margaret Thatcher.
An application has been made to Westminster City Council for the installation of a stone plinth and memorial statue to Margaret Thatcher. It would be located on the west side of Parliament Square on Canning Green between the statues of George Canning ...
Poverty will be more acute in the UK under Theresa may than it was under Margaret Thatcher, according to Gordon Brown. The former prime minister claimed the Tories and the SNP were more concerned with their "dogmatic positions" over tackling poverty ...
Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson fears Theresa may could earn herself a "Margaret Thatcher-style majority" at the General election.
The IRA carried out its most audacious attack on this day in 1984 - bombing the Grand Hotel in Brighton in an attempt to wipe out Margaret Thatcher and her government. The IRA hatched its plan to assassinate Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher - who they ...
Margaret Thatcher's patriotic Union Jack wellies and brolly found on her battle bus. A LONG-LOST pair of Union Jack wellies belonging to Margaret Thatcher has been discovered aboard her former "Battle Bus". PUBLISHED: 11:03, Tue, May 9, 2017 ...
Before it appears on the band's upcoming album Get In, Loser, "Margaret Thatcher" has been given the music video treatment.
British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher would have been aware of plans to use the SAS in an ambush that claimed the lives of eight IRA men and a civilian.
However, when he was younger, he admired the first female Prime Minister so much he had a picture of her on his wall. Although his political views today are far removed from Thatcherism, Mr Farron admitted he had a poster of Margaret Thatcher.
The most powerful word in politics, one of Margaret Thatcher's campaign advisers once told me, is "moderate". How was it then that she kept on winning elections?
For her first two years in No 10, Margaret Thatcher was deeply unpopular. unemployment had risen from one million - "Labour Isn't Working" - to four million, and her policy of monetarism didn't seem to be working either.
The local election results must not, pollsters tell us, be taken as an indication of what will happen on June 8. In one sense they are right: they don't include London, an increasingly counter-cultural city that will return various barking mad Labour ...
Theresa may is on the way to a historic general election win with more Conservative MPs in the Commons than Margaret Thatcher had. The prediction of a 400 seat win for the Prime Minister's party came in stark contrast to Labour which faces the ...
It's 25 years since the Tories completed their destruction of Scotland's industrial heartlands with the closure of Ravenscraig.
However, it would fall far short of the huge victories won by Margaret Thatcher - a majority of 144, in 1987 - in contrast to many other predictions.
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In a series of dramatic local election results the Conservative Party seized more than 500 council seats and bagged shock victories in mayoralty contests deep in Labour territory in the Tees Valley and West Midlands.
"Margaret Thatcher has won the election and become Britain's first woman prime minister. To celebrate their victory her party took a half page of advertising space in the London Evening News.
Hello dears, it's me, former Prime Minister and global cabaret superstar, Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho, and I'm here to talk to you about this year's election.
The free market thinker, Sir Keith Joseph, who was a strong influence intellectually and politically on Margaret Thatcher, had been secretary of state for education for two years, during which time the government had begun to take an interest in the ...
According to the Danish news DR TV, the pun was first acknowledged on May 4, 1979 by the London Evening News, who congratulated former United Kingdom Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on her inauguration day by writing the headline "May the Fourth ...
Margaret Thatcher. DECATUR -- Margaret L. Thatcher, 93, of Decatur, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at her home in Macon surrounded by her family.
Mark Littlewood, the director of the Institute of Economic Affairs which was Margaret Thatcher's favourite thinktank, said he was "worried" about the party's manifesto.
Margaret Atwood published The Handmaid's Tale in 1985, when conservatives Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher held the highest elected offices in the U.S.
May became his successor and Britain's second woman prime minister. The snap vote indicated that she has some of Margaret Thatcher's iron without being an ideological Thatcherite. What appealed politically 30 years ago would not necessarily appeal now ...
On this day in 1982, cheers rang out in the House of Commons as Margaret Thatcher announced that the war to retake the Falkland Islands was over.
Margaret Thatcher, who served as the British Prime Minister between 1979 and 1990, is one of the eminent global figures of the past 50 years.
Nile Gardiner is the director of the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom at The Heritage Foundation and a former aide to Margaret Thatcher. The opinions in this article belong to the author. (CNN) When Donald Trump won an astounding electoral victory ...
Conservatives have extended their poll lead over Labour to 23 percentage points in a survey which suggests voters rate Theresa may more highly than Margaret Thatcher or Tony Blair for leadership. The Ipsos Mori poll found 61% of voters saw Mrs May as ...
Theresa may is rated more highly as a leader than Margaret Thatcher or Tony Blair during their best years, a poll has revealed.
That threat prompted former Conservative leader Michael Howard to suggest Mrs May would go to war with Spain to defend Gibraltar, as Margaret Thatcher did to protect the Falklands in 1982. The Downing Street dinner will follow the final Prime Minister ...
"I hand-delivered a letter to (then prime minister) Margaret Thatcher at Downing Street. I complained that the government may want to encourage private enterprise and new business, but that we were being held back by the newly privatised BT.
Margaret Thatcher tells press to 'rejoice' outside Downing Street, 25 April 1982. via YouTube. Argentina's military government last night would not confirm occupation of South Georgia by Britain and said only that there had been a four-hour gunbattle ...
"I have either held office as leader, opposition leader, cabinet member or committee chairman for all but my first two years, and I was mayor of Brighton in 1982/3 when I welcomed Margaret Thatcher and her government to Brighton. "I have decided that ...
Mr Lilley, who has been a Conservative MP since 1983, was a cabinet minister in the governments of Margaret Thatcher and John Major, serving as Trade and Industry Secretary from July 1990 to April 1992, and as Social Security Secretary from April 1992 ...
The previously unseen material implicates Margaret Thatcher's Tory government and Robin Byatt, the British High Commissioner in Harare, for their "wilful blindness" during the period of violence.
May means business and one is reminded of the Spitting Image sketch where Margaret Thatcher is treating her Cabinet to lunch, orders the steak and when the waiter asks, "What about the vegetables?
In 1983 and 1987, although a general election had not been yet called, speculation that Margaret Thatcher would do so soon was high.
London (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party has increased its lead over the opposition Labour Party and now has 49 percent support ahead of a June 8 election, a lead equivalent to that held by Margaret Thatcher in 1983, ...
I suppose the Margaret Thatcher comparisons are inevitable. Britain has had only one other female prime minister, and she was also a tough-minded Tory.
HOW far does Theresa may resemble Margaret Thatcher? As is pointed out by a new book on political leaders and faith, "both were Oxford-educated, both were/are renowned for their appetite for hard work and both were/are practising Christians.
He told Graham, "I once almost killed Margaret Thatcher. It was a big lunch at Dublin Castle and I was working the top table.
In the 1980s in Britain, a group named "Save British science" sprang up in the face of deep research spending cuts enacted by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the context of a recession. "Thatcher was quite consistent in her view that all sections ...
May's decision to call a June 8 election stunned her political rivals this week and a string of polls released late on Saturday suggested the gamble had paid off, with one from ComRes showing the party of Margaret Thatcher enjoying levels of support ...


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