Margaret Thatcher

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A brief history of windfall taxes: who used them and why
Windfall taxes have been used by Tory governments at least three times in the last 40 years

Phillip Inman

26, May, 2022 @8:32 AM

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My home town doesn’t need a fawning monument to Margaret Thatcher | Frances Ryan
Grantham can do much better than this – an Iron Lady statue facing off with a bronze poll tax protester would be more fitting

Frances Ryan

26, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Anthony Trollope’s take on London policing is still relevant today | Brief letters
Brief letters: The Met’s Partygate investigation | Winston Churchill | Toppling the PM | Israel’s ‘culture of impunity’ | Margaret Thatcher statue

Letters

23, May, 2022 @5:17 PM

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‘It’s very divisive’: Margaret Thatcher’s statue splits birthplace of Grantham
Residents of former PM’s hometown continue to have mixed feelings about sculpture after egging

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

22, May, 2022 @8:16 AM

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Leicester University ‘does not condone’ staff member egging Thatcher statue
Jeremy Webster, arts centre deputy director, pictured throwing egg at statue of former PM in Grantham

Mark Brown

16, May, 2022 @2:49 PM

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Margaret Thatcher statue egged within hours of it being installed
The memorial of the former prime minister in her home town of Grantham was unveiled without ceremony

Mark Brown

15, May, 2022 @11:56 AM

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The Guardian view on local democracy: make it matter | Editorial
Editorial: Thursday’s council elections are undermined by a political system in which power and resources are hoarded by Whitehall

Editorial

02, May, 2022 @5:25 PM

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What did my son learn at school? That Thatcher was ‘OK’, apparently | Zoe Williams
I would tell him about the miners’ strike and the abolition of free school milk. But kids today hate coal and dairy, writes Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

02, May, 2022 @4:17 PM

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To capitalise on Tory disorder, Labour must set out a clear vision and policies | Letters
Letters: Peter Riddle says Keir Starmer should focus on open and honest politics, David Redshaw suggests rehiring Tony Blair’s attack dog, and Geoff Reid has a theory about the current Labour leader’s caution

Letters

29, Apr, 2022 @11:00 AM

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We are living with the long-term destructive effects of ‘Cameronism’ | Letter
Letter: David Cameron’s legacy is as damaging as that of Margaret Thatcher, writes Stuart Pringle

Letters

22, Apr, 2022 @12:24 PM

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Pride and politics of Sheffield’s Park Hill
Letters: Claims that the estate was neglected by the council are challenged by John Kirkwood, while Chris Bone celebrates a theatrical tribute to the people who have lived there

Letters

12, Apr, 2022 @5:09 PM

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Channel 4: the 40-year countdown to privatisation
Tories have been muttering about a sell-off since the 1980s when Thatcher vetoed the idea, thinking it would reduce quality

Harry Taylor

04, Apr, 2022 @9:06 PM

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