Big beasts did for Maggie, but May faces small fry

Big beasts did for Maggie, but May faces small fry
 

If you believe all you read, our Tory government is uniquely in trouble.
This proves memories are short. Let’s go back to 1989, an annus horribilis – one of several – in Margaret Thatcher’s 11 years in No 10. I know because I was at the heart of it.
The economy was deteriorating after Chancellor Nigel Lawson lost control of inflation. Thatcher was mortified to discover from the Financial Times that he was experimenting expensively behind her and the Cabinet’s back by shadowing the Deutschmark. It didn’t work. Interest rates were hoisted to 15 per cent to try to choke off inflation.
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14 November 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 37
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