Posts tagged ‘former prime minister’

April 9, 2013

The Iron Lady Dies

Margaret Thatcher

You will have read and heard enough of Margaret Thatcher’s death yesterday on 8 April.  Although she was a polarising politician like no other, she was Britain’s first and only female Prime Minister.

I grew up in a world when a woman ran the country and was an excellent stateswoman, holding her ground amongst the other great leaders of the world.  My mother would often remind me that her father owned a shop and look where she was! Prime Minister of Great Britain!

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September 30, 2011

Billionaire Blair

I can’t stand the sight of him or his voice.

Earlier this week Channel 4 showed a Dispatches documentary highlighting Tony Blair’s potential conflicts of interest and billionaire lifestyle since leaving British politics.

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