Posts Tagged “council housing”

Margaret Thatcher, the 1983 election and the ‘bedroom tax’

by Stephen Tall on April 2, 2013

Like Caron, I spent more than a healthy amount of my Bank Holiday Monday watching BBC Parliament’s re-run of the 1983 general election. It’s not an election I remember (I was 6). But the symmetry of yesterday’s hyperbolic Guardian (‘The day Britain changed’) front page and the televised reminder of Margaret Thatcher’s first landslide seemed […]