Saturday, September 05, 2009
The Best of Conservative History Week
All this week on the Blue Blog, the Conservatives have been publishing articles on various aspects of Conservative Party history. Today they have published a piece I have written on Margaret Thatcher, which you can read HERE. I thought you'd also be interested in some of the other articles...
Alistair Cooke introduces Conservative History Week and launches the History section on the party website.
Jeremy MacIlwaine on Margaret Thatcher's journey to the House of Commons.
Iain Dale on the legacy of Margaret Thatcher.
Geoffrey Howe on how the Thatcher government rectified Labour's economic mess.
Philip Ziegler on the rise and fall of Edward Heath.
Eric Pickles on Conservative Party chairmen in history.
Douglas Hurd on inter party foreign policy squabbles.
D R Thorpe on Macmillan's psyche.
Michael Dobbs on Winston Churchill & the lessons of history.
Andrew Roberts on the day Churchill became PM.
Alistair Cooke on Chamberlain's response to the invasion of Poland.
Lord Norton on the formation of the 1922 Committee.
Stuart Ball on the fall of the Lloyd George Coalition.
David Willetts on Disraeli's legacy.
Douglas Hurd on Sir Robert Peel.
John Cope on the formation of CCO.
Nick Gibb on the importance of history teaching.