What does the UK get back?
Why does the UK get money back on what it sends to the EU budget?
Scott Morrison said the government’s changes to superannuation were done in the name of fairness.
The only problem with an appeal to fairness is there is no single understanding of what the word means.
EU want some?
This referendum is not about Europe – it's about what it means to be a British Conservative.
Thatcher's right to buy scheme had some unexpected consequences for society's most disadvantaged citizens.
Tony Abbott’s modest domestic policy record in office is dwarfed by Margaret Thatcher’s dismantling of socialism.
Tony Abbott’s Margaret Thatcher Lecture, delivered in London on Tuesday night, provides a fitting epitaph to his government.
If the commercial media has its way the BBC will end up cash-strapped and shackled by regulation.
Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill are immortalised as political heroes, but both had personal issues that might have proved politically fatal today.
Every culture needs heroes. So when our political system becomes incapable of giving us any, where does that leave us?
The ‘Selsdon man’ only managed to win one election.
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As British prime minister from 1970 to 1974, Heath took the UK into Europe.
Former prime minister, Edward Heath.
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The former PM is by far the biggest name to get caught up in the paedophile inquiry.
Cilla Black in 1963.
She might now seem rather light-entertainment, but as the only female act to make a success out of 'Merseybeat' and go on to an ITV career as a female powerhouse, she deserves more.
Jeremy getting in touch with his pre-Thatcher side.
The frontrunner for the Labour leadership has some good ideas that were rejected by voters when they elected Margaret Thatcher.
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It’s to be yet another week of crisis, inspection and introspection for the forever under pressure BBC as the government is set to publish a green paper on Thursday, which will, the Guardian says, signal…
Union City Blues. Activists join anti-Thatcher protests in 2013.
British orgainsed labour has remained relevant despite the onslaught suffered during the 1980s, but it lacks the institutional structure that would make the future secure.
Housing Association tenants will get the right to buy.
The Conservatives have long dreamed of a property-owning democracy but this version will not solve the UK's modern housing nightmare.
Learn from the master, chaps.
From campaign buses to photo ops, the late Tory leader set the tone for the 2015 election.
What becomes of the Eccles cake?
Jimmy Ruffin’s confection of choice was the Eccles cake. The soul singer who definitively diagnosed the emotional condition of broken heartedness on one of Motown’s all-time classic singles was especially…
Sayeeda Warsi, not the first Tory to be outraged over Palestine.
As Israel’s Operation Protective Edge began to draw more vocal international criticism, the supposedly staunchly pro-Israel Conservative party saw the beginnings of a revolt: a number of David Cameron’s…
Here ‘til we’re 16? Really, sir?
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Seventy years on from its passage into law, the Education Act of 1944 is often remembered as a monument to political consensus – the art of the possible, in the words of its chief architect, R A “Rab…
David Cameron: taking a hard line on trade union action.
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The Tory manifesto pledge to change the law on strike ballots are more radical than any of those introduced by Margaret Thatcher. If the government is re-elected and the proposals become law, industrial…
Liverpool and Manchester City pause to remember the dead of Hillsborough.
It is the 25th anniversary of the worst sporting tragedy in the UK: the Hillsborough football disaster, where 96 Liverpool fans died at an FA cup semi-final game against Nottingham Forest. As a mark of…