Category Archives: Ian Duncan Smith

Margaret Thatcher was absolutely right

 It is 20 years since Margaret Thatcher was removed from power in a leadership challenge instigated by Michael Heseltine and others.  It was a time when the Conservatives lost their nerve, having seen opinion poll ratings fall.  The issue … Continue reading

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Conference: Conservative speakers on top form

I have thoroughly enjoyed listening to the speeches from various conservative spokespersons and Ministers.  William Hague gave a fabulous introduction on Sunday night.   There has, of course, been no shortage of arrows fired at the Labour Party. What is particularly … Continue reading

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