Poll tax

Tearing tax credits away from the working poor is a battle of choice, not necessity

24 October 2015 9:00 am

Just over 30 years ago, Margaret Thatcher’s government decided to look at local government finance. A young aide, John Redwood,…

To reform the NHS, use the politics of envy

7 February 2015 9:00 am

‘Let’s make the rich pay more.’ Does that sound so right-wing? To me it has a positively socialist ring. It…

Margaret Thatcher: faultless on the Falklands but a disaster at home

13 April 2013 9:00 am

I’m afraid we have to use Nelson Mandela as an example once again. He is proving very useful in his…

Trying to get the mad, broody chicken off her addled eggs

13 April 2013 9:00 am

19 August 1989: Even if the poll tax is dropped, people will still feel Thatcher has lost her touch