Assessing Margaret Thatcher’s premiership: a radical decade and a divisive legacy.
When major political figures die, history is put on hold and the simplicities of myth take over, argues Tim Stanley.
Roland Quinault offers an appraisal of the Iron Lady's legacy.
Margaret Thatcher became Britain's first female Prime Minister on May 4th, 1979. Some other firsts claimed by those occupying the country's highest office.
Robert Pearce considers why Margaret Thatcher became Prime Minister in 1979.
Forget Tony Blair or Margaret Thatcher, says Klaus Larres; Winston Churchill was the supreme prevaricator when it came to giving up power.
David Metz recalls the dark days of the miners’ strike and considers how close the Tory government came to defeat.
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.