Edward Heath

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Rishi Sunak’s Whitehall carve up merely rearranges the deckchairs
The prime minister hopes this reorganisation will bring faster growth, but he will be disappointed

Larry Elliott

07, Feb, 2023 @4:51 PM

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The Guardian view on Sunak and the strikes: misreading the mood of the nation | Editorial
Editorial: The prime minister is seeking confrontation with the unions in the belief he will reap a political reward


07, Dec, 2022 @7:04 PM

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Why the ‘Barber boom’ that Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-budget recalls was destined for disaster
A reckless dash for growth is nothing new. Ted Heath’s chancellor Anthony Barber tried one in 1971, but it didn’t turn out well

William Keegan

25, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Secret of the Queen’s soft power – across seven decades and 15 prime ministers
Elizabeth II got on well with PMs of widely differing politics and backgrounds and played a key role in the background of British politics

Gaby Hinsliff

10, Sep, 2022 @4:40 PM

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They muck you up… Philip Larkin’s lament on sewage in our seas | Letter
Letter: Helen Taylor is impressed by the current relevance of the poem Going, Going, commissioned 50 years ago by the Department of the Environment


26, Aug, 2022 @4:43 PM

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From May to Heath: Tories who have faced votes on their leadership
Boris Johnson is not the first leader to face poll of party MPs, a situation that has often led to their downfall

Tobi Thomas

06, Jun, 2022 @10:49 AM

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Police chief who led inquiry into Ted Heath faces misconduct charges
Mike Veale resigned as chief constable of Cleveland police in 2019 following ‘serious allegations’

Nicola Slawson

02, Aug, 2021 @10:58 PM

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Maggie & Ted review – two Tory prime ministers, one long spat
Michael McManus, a former aide to Edward Heath, takes us on a rollicking ride through the politician’s clashes with Thatcher

Mark Lawson

29, Jun, 2021 @11:55 AM

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Revealed: Queen lobbied for change in law to hide her private wealth
Monarch dispatched private solicitor to secure exemption from transparency law

David Pegg and Rob Evans

07, Feb, 2021 @3:00 PM

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How Edward Heath taking a bath exposed Chequers' lax security
Adviser felt compelled to complain about security at PM’s country residence after incident, files reveal

Caroline Davies and Owen Bowcott

30, Dec, 2020 @6:01 AM

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Mugabe's love of cricket and Thatcher's 70th: stories revealed in National Archives papers
Proposed MCC membership for Mugabe and Thatcher’s birthday party plans among stories kept under wraps – until now

Caroline Davies and Owen Bowcott

30, Dec, 2020 @12:01 AM

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The EU anthem: Ode to Joy – archive, 1972
Ahead of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, we look back at the significance of the EU’s adoption of Ode to Joy from his Ninth Symphony

compiled by Richard Nelsson

02, Dec, 2020 @10:42 AM

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