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Margaret Thatcher

When major political figures die, history is put on hold and the simplicities of myth take over, argues Tim Stanley.

The blurb of Richard Aldous’s book refers to his ‘startling conclusion’ that ‘the weakest link in the Atlantic Alliance of the 1980s was the...

Robert Pearce considers why Margaret Thatcher became Prime Minister in 1979.

David Metz recalls the dark days of the miners’ strike and considers how close the Tory government came to defeat.

By 1990, when Mrs Thatcher was thrown out of office by her parliamentary colleagues after more than eleven years as Prime Minister, the word ‘’...

Douglas Johnson compares and contrasts the downfalls of Neville Chamberlain and Margaret Thatcher.

Richard Vinen compares and contrasts the corner shop visions of British Thatcherism and French Poujadism.