Margaret Thatcher

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Sleeping rough was a rare sight in the 1970s
Letters: Rabbi Margaret Jacobi recalls a decade when street beggars weren’t part of our society, while Rita Gallard and John Parkin reflect on the 70s housing market and the Austin Allegro


26, Nov, 2021 @5:48 PM

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Ian Curteis obituary
Dramatist who charged the BBC with leftwing bias when it postponed his work The Falklands Play

Michael Coveney

25, Nov, 2021 @5:44 PM

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The big picture: Yan Morvan captures counterculture in Thatcher’s London
The French war photographer was fascinated by the creative fusion of the world of mods and punks in 1979

Tim Adams

21, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Are the 2020s really like living back in the 1970s? I wish …
With queues for petrol, inflation and Abba on the radio, it’s easy to compare the two decades. But you wouldn’t if you were there, says Polly Toynbee, as she revisits the styles of her youth

Polly Toynbee

20, Nov, 2021 @9:45 AM

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Sir James Lester obituary
Nottinghamshire MP who served as a junior employment minister under Thatcher but came to be considered too ‘wet’

Stephen Bates

07, Nov, 2021 @12:49 PM

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When polos are a pain in the neck | Brief letters
Brief letters: Fashion | Banana splitting | Care campaign | PM in a spin | Iced parkin

05, Nov, 2021 @4:39 PM

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Businesses saw right through Johnson’s bombast, but will Sunak?
The PM’s Thatcherite conference speech ignored many realities that will have to be addressed in this month’s budget

Phillip Inman

09, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Blair & Brown: The New Labour Revolution review – the ruthless rise of No 10’s odd couple
One was a plucky rock’n’roller, the other a lover of social justice. Together, they led Labour to a landslide victory in 1997, as a cast of veteran insiders recall in rose-tinted fashion

Stuart Jeffries

04, Oct, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Lord Gowrie obituary
Conservative politician whose background in literature and fine art equipped him well as an arts minister for Margaret Thatcher

Stephen Bates

24, Sep, 2021 @5:27 PM

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Generation X are heavy, risky drinkers. Will anything ever persuade us to stop?
Alcohol’s allure was powerful when we were growing up and those born after us consume far less. Now booze is falling out of fashion, is it time to assess old habits?

Zoe Williams

22, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Ferdinand Mount: ‘You couldn’t not be frightened of Margaret Thatcher!’
The literary editor and novelist on his timely novel exploring the dark arts of the political class

Rachel Cooke

12, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Threat of inflation a poor argument against wage increases | Letter
Letter: Giving low-paid workers a decent increase will make very little difference, writes Dr Robert Nicholls


01, Sep, 2021 @4:15 PM

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