Articles tagged Conservative Party:

Mrs Thatcher can teach us how to govern effectively

  • 23 Nov 2022

It is said that when President Kennedy met Chairman Khrushchev for the first time he found it a very gruelling ordeal. The young President was inexperienced, physically weak and had had a pampered progress to the Presidency. Khrushchev on the other hand was tough, experienced,...

Owen Paterson: try listening to the Father of the House

  • 4 Nov 2021

Wednesday 3 November 2021 is likely to go down in the history of this parliament as the most difficult day to have been a Conservative MP. This is not a column about the rights or wrongs of Owen Paterson’s work commitments or the report that has been made about his conduct. He...

That was the decade that was

  • 6 Jan 2020

Four Prime Ministers and four General Elections this last decade of British politics has been a roller coaster like no other in living memory. The Queen’s enduring presence as the nation’s figurehead may have provided a veneer of continuity and stability but she reigned over a...

Thatcher: A Very British Revolution

  • 28 Sep 2019

BBC Two, 20 May–17 June 2019 First published in the Conservative History Group's journal To mark the fortieth anniversary of the Conservative Party’s 1979 general election victory and Margaret Thatcher’s arrival in Downing Street as Prime Minister,the BBC produced a five...