Read about the former Conservative Party leader and Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher. She led the party to victories in the 1979, 1983 and 1987 general election campaigns before being ousted in 1990.


Britain at the Polls, 1979: A study of the general election – and a set of lessons for contemporary politics

The question of how Margaret Thatcher won power in 1979 has become rather topical again as supporters of Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn argue that her victory shows you don’t need to tack to the centre ground to win elections. … Read the full post »