Pilot, the Glitter Band, Johnny Wakelin… It must be the top ten from 45 years ago, concludes ALWYN TURNER
ALWYN TURNER on the arrival of Margaret Thatcher in Downing Street.
ALWYN TURNER remembers the SDP – ‘the party of the future’, according to Barry from Auf Wiedersehen, Pet.
The late Paddy Ashdown’s election as Lib Dem leader in 1988 appears routine, but PAUL SAFFER points out the significance of the contest.
ALWYN TURNER remembers the general election that ended 18 years of Tory government.
Everyone had a view on Margaret Thatcher, from Adrian Mole to Ian Wright.
Continuing ALWYN TURNER’s history of the post-war Labour Party, seen through leadership elections past (1976-88).
A woman prime minister? It must be the Tories.