Historical Reflections

Historical Reflections: The Thatcher Era

Historical Reflections: The Thatcher Era

“The premiership of Margaret Thatcher was as ground-breaking as it was controversial. Thatcher’s premiership oversaw the most transformative period in British society since the Second World War. She was elected in a time of great uncertainty during the Winter of Discontent.”


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Historical Reflections: The Major Era

Historical Reflections: The Major Era

“Historically, John Major will be looked upon kindly by the UK electorate as one of our great post-war Prime Ministers. He may not have had the charisma or dynamism of a Thatcher or Blair, but his considered and balanced approach to governance ensured significant outcomes.” Hugh Dollery analyses the premiership of John Major.


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Historical Reflections: The Blair Years

Historical Reflections: The Blair Years

Tony Blair’s decade in power will always be defined by the Iraq War. However, the former PM’s tenure was filled with domestic and international change. Did the ‘Third Way’ achieve anything of note?


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Historical Reflections: The Brown Era

Historical Reflections: The Brown Era

Gordon Brown's time at Number 10 was short but turbulent. Though he had been working closely with Tony Blair since 1997, nothing could prepare him for the Financial Crisis he inherited. Find out about that, and much more besides, here:


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Historical Reflections: The Cameron Era

Historical Reflections: The Cameron Era

David Cameron arrived at Number 10 Downing Street in 2010, albeit unconventionally. The leader of a rare, post-War coalition, the Cameron years were rife with tension. Though the battle over Britain's place in the EU ultimately consumed the Cameron Era, it wasn't the only topic up for debate. Read more, here:


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