By Andrew Crines
The House of Commons represents one of the main arenas where our politicians seek to make a name for themselves. Be that in the… 1,104 more words
Poll Tax riots and Geoffrey Howe’s resignation speech, finally cost Margaret Thatcher her Premiership.
Thatcher at 40%, had the second lowest average approval of any post-war Prime Minister (PM) and she was always less popular than her Party. 354 more words
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Chancellor: I shall place duty of 100 per cent of purchase price on the following: wheelchairs, white sticks, false limbs, glass eyes and diarrhoea medicine. Observers will notice that I have deliberately chosen to penalise those members of the community who can’t hit back.
Ah 1990. What consummate political theatre. It’s always the one you least expect eh?
Like the traitorous Thane of Cawdor at the beginning of Macbeth being taken to execution… 570 more words