Christine Hamilton: Nostalgia and voting for Andrew Neil

Nostalgia is wonderful thing, claimed Christine Hamilton, who recalled how she voted for presenter Andrew Neil in an-named election over Neil Hamilton, whom she reckoned was too right-wing.

But Mr Hamilton is now her husband and a UKIP activist, but better remembered as a Conservative MP.

The so-called British Batteaxe went back in time with former home secretary Alan Johnson, who has just published his memoirs, and Michael Portillo who admitted he makes a living out of nostalgia as he spoke about heritage railways.

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