The iron lady: the breaking of consensus politics, 1979-83 time line

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  • Created on: 22-05-12 10:52

1979

  • Thatcher becomes PM
  • Howe's 1st Budget- VAT doubled- direct taxes cut
  • abolition of price commission
  • exchange controls abolished

1980

  • steel strike begins
  • Howe's 2nd Budget- £900 million cut in gov spending
  • the labdy's not for turning speech
  • Foot…

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