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U-Turn if she wants you to

At the Conservative Party Conference in 1980, Margaret Thatcher boldly stated “You turn if you want to. The Lady’s not for turning.” It was a response to pressure for her to abandon her plans to liberalise the nation’s economy after it was heavily criticised by some of her own Conservative colleagues. 468 more words

Theresa May


When Iain Duncan Smith walked out of the Cabinet last year, his resignation letter seemed to confirm the suspicions many of us had long held regarding the old-school-tie cabal of Cameron and Osborne and the contempt with which they viewed outsiders – i.e. 970 more words



On a night when Paul Nuttall, British politics’ very own Walter Mitty, followed in the illustrious footsteps of his predecessor as UKIP leader by failing to gain entry to Westminster, there were mixed messages again for Jeremy Corbyn. 1,005 more words