A funny old world

Natalie Solent remembers that the policies that cost Thatcher the PM’s office are the same that have now saved the country from Euro-blight.

Howe thought he was making straight the path down which the forces of modernity would march, but he didn’t know the future any more than Thatcher did, or you, or I. I’ll tell you something, though, his political delusion on 1 November 1990 regarding the desirability of currency union looks a lot more foolish now than her personal delusion that she would still have the key to No.10 Downing Street a few weeks later.

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