I honestly think this is the only fair and neutral view of the great “Iron Lady” anyone will ever see.
In the aftermath of yesterday’s announcement that Margaret Thatcher had died, a lot was said about who she was and what she did during her time in politics, and it seems that the historical accounts of her actions and policies differ from person one person’s recollection to another’s depending on a number of things.
Again, I don’t really want to comment on the rights and wrongs her politics but I do want to share my view on how I see her legacy, and my thoughts on why certain things happened at the time they did.
Just so you have the full picture, I was born in 1971 in Manchester and I am the eldest of three children. My parents are traditional working class people – my Mum’s dad was a keen union man who worked as an electrician in the aerospace industry and my Dad’s dad was a sergeant in…
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