Assessing Margaret Thatcher and her Legacy.

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·         Assessing Margaret Thatcher and her Legacy.

 

·         Despite the bad feeling and recrimination her fall caused within the Conservative party, her premiership was hugely significant. The governments that came after her were massively influenced by her.

 

·         The key policies were

  • The abandonment of consensus politics.
  • The free market replacing Keynesianism.
  • Reducing the power of the state.
  • Limiting the power of the trade unions.
  • Making local government more accountable.
  • Rewarding hard work and penalising

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