Mrs Thatcher’s impact: how the public sees it now, how LDV readers saw it in 2008

by Stephen Tall on April 9, 2013

The Guardian is the first off the blocks with an ICM poll asking the public’s retrospective verdict on Margaret Thatcher’s record in office. Here’s the topline figure of whether her 11-year premiership had been good or bad for Britain: The paper also asked about specific policies, finding: The sale of council homes and tackling of […]

Mrs T’s political life: a tryptych from three of the best articles I’ve read today

by Stephen Tall on April 9, 2013

I’ve read a lot of what’s been written about Margaret Thatcher in the past 24 hours. Here’s Mrs T’s political life, times and legacy summed up in excerpts from three of the best articles (ie, the ones I agree with (…)

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Today’s Link-Love: April 9, 2013

by Stephen Tall on April 9, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Margaret Thatcher and Scotland: A Story of Mutual Incomprehension » Spectator Blogs Alex Massie fascinating on Mrs T & Scotland, esp on why poll tax launched there http://bit.ly/Zei0DQ Britain divided on Thatcher (…)

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Margaret Thatcher’s death – what Lib Dems bloggers have been saying

by Stephen Tall on April 9, 2013

However expected it might have been, the reality of Margaret Thatcher’s death triggered many of us to reflect yesterday. She shaped the country and, by doing so, she shaped all of us. That’s reflected in the number of Lib Dem bloggers who responded to her passing yesterday… RIP Margaret Thatcher… and now for the pointless […]

The day Mrs T died (8 April 2013)

by Stephen Tall on April 9, 2013

[View the story “The day Mrs T died (8th April 2013)” on Storify] The day Mrs T died (8th April 2013) Storified by Stephen Tall· Mon, Apr 08 2013 23:30:51 Mrs T: a leader and a divider. Changed her party (…)

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