Margaret Thatcher on a tank
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History lessons: the art of the political u-turn

Conservatives have made a series of u-turns in recent months. David Thompson reports on how these compare to those of Margaret Thatcher and other previous prime ministers.

Helping to analyse the lessons for David Cameron from history are Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, Lord Powell, Lord Young, Lord Tebbit, and Tim Montgomerie from the ConservativeHome site.

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  • 07 Feb 2011
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