Read about the 1987 general election, won by Margaret Thatcher. That made it three general election wins in a row for her.

The failure of the Liberal/SDP Alliance to breakthrough, for the second election in a row, resulted in the merger that formed the Liberal Democrats.


1987 – the forgotten election

1987 used to be a pivotal election, frequently referenced. Yet despite its relevance for 2015, it’s been forgotten. … Read the full post »