Dennis Skinner on Mrs Thatcher and The Iron Lady


Margaret Thatcher is back, not to the dominate the world's political stage, but on the big screen.

Hollywood star Meryl Streep plays the role of one of Britain's most iconic and controversial political leaders in the film The Iron Lady.

Dennis Skinner, MP for Bolsover in Derbyshire, reflects on the making of the film and his memories of the Thatcher era.

He also gives his personal opinion of Mrs Thatcher's legacy.

The BBC Politics Show East Midlands is broadcast on Sunday 11 December at 12 noon GMT on BBC One and thereafter nationwide on the iPlayer.

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