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Margaret Thatcher

Total 8 Posts

Winter of discontent: How similar is today’s situation?

6 min read
With everyone from rail workers to civil servants going on strike over the winter, it’s hard to see this ending well. To say the least, Rishi Sunak’s government is in a very difficult position.

Liz Truss: Are the Conservatives facing an electoral meltdown?

5 min read
A quick look back at the history books might have deterred PM Liz Truss from her extreme actions.

Why Liz Truss is no Margaret Thatcher when it comes to the economy

5 min read
Liz Truss’s plan is not renationalisation in a conventional sense. It is the state being used to prop up the profits of very large companies.

What the leadership contest tells us about Brexit

15 min read
Professor Chris Grey’s analysis on how, although scarcely mentioned, Brexit permeates the Tory leadership contest between Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss, and David Frost’s essay inadvertently revealed why whoever wins will fall prey to the impossibilities of post-Brexit politics.

A Tory vote of self-preservation.

6 min read
The fact that Boris Johnson is in this position despite winning a huge majority just over two years ago is a testament to his gross unsuitability for high office.

Is the party over for Boris Johnson? This polling detail suggests it could well be.

6 min read
There is a clear route out of the Boris Johnson problem for Tory MPs – namely to remove the prime minister and hope for a recovery in the polls by electing a new leader.

How much trouble is Boris Johnson in?

5 min read
Backbenchers are rattling their sabres and a brutal by-election loss has made it all so much worse for Boris Johnson.
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