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Tag: thatcher

How ‘right to buy’ created Thatcherites in more ways than one

Bernard Thompson with a salutary tale about one under-reported impact of Thatcher's right-to-buy and its impact on all of us Allow me to tell you...

New Labour is finally no more, spun to its grave at...

Derek Bateman kicks some dust over the grave of New Labour The real failure of Labour wasn’t Blair, it was marketing. If they had known how...

Fury over BBC ‘Ding Dong the Witch is Dead’ ban

Members of the public have reacted with fury after the BBC insisted it would not play the hit song Ding Dong the Witch is...

BBC in embarrassing ‘Thatcher dead following Strike’ blunder

The BBC was today forced to correct an embarrassing blunder after reporting that former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher had died from “a strike”. The...

Miliband in Scottish trip as support for Labour leader drops

  By a Newsnet reporter  Labour leader Ed Miliband’s arrival in Scotland today coincides with polls showing his popularity north of the border is...

Miliband praises Thatcher’s conviction but claims Brown lacked vision

  By Bob Duncan  Labour leader Ed Miliband has compared himself to Margaret Thatcher, whom he described as a ‘conviction politician’, and said he...

The Scotland that Opposed Thatcher

By Gerry Hassan, The Scotsman, January 7th 2012  History calls for reflection; leaders’ standings rise and fall and then rise again, and a sense...

Secret papers show Westminster ‘pipeline veto’ cost thousands of North Sea...

By G.A.Ponsonby  Secret files published after the 30 year rule have revealed that the Tory government in the 1980s refused to fund a north...