Young Tories: “Each is More Ghastly Than the Other”

This is what was scrawled down on the minutes of Maggie’s meeting with a group of Young Conservatives in 1982, released today. How things change…

H/T @jimrmanning

UPDATE: The Margaret Thatcher Foundation has confirmed that it was Ian Gow who penned the apt observation.




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Stephen Bush writing in the New Statesman‘s morning briefing…

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