The Great Famine? The Corn Laws? If only people had listened to the Duke of Norfolk.
ALWYN TURNER remembers the appeals for the country to come together in 1974.
Do we have a new Churchill and Attlee in our midst, wonders ROGER HERMISTON.
ALWYN TURNER on the arrival of Margaret Thatcher in Downing Street.
SIMON MATTHEWS on the Empire Trilogy of JG Farrell, and what it tells us about Brexit.
ALWYN TURNER remembers John Major’s problems with BSE and the EU.
Cyril Smith didn’t approve of schoolchildren dancing to rock music, says ALWYN TURNER.