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Margaret Thatcher's economic legacy

Duration:
28 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 08 April 2013

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died. We look at the effect she has had on the British economy and her influence on global attitudes to market-based economics.

We speak to Patrick Minford, a former advisor to Lady Thatcher and Will Hutton, a critic of the Iron Lady's economic accomplishments.

Also in the programme - Portugal looks to make further spending cuts to avoid another Eurozone bailout.


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