Margaret Thatcher

Burying Our Complex Past

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

Maggie’s Lucky Strike

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

The Fall of the Mighty

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