Monday, 8 April 2013

Scrap Iron Lady

"Whether it is the face of Thatcher or the seemingly more ‘acceptable’ visage of Cameron, implacable opposition to them and their system, combined with intransigent criticism of those at the summits of the labour movement – who are not prepared to oppose them, root and branch, as the miners, Liverpool and the poll tax protesters did – must be the cardinal principles of a revitalised labour movement"

Mr Nellist, Coventry South East's MP between 1983 and 1992, said: "The people I have sympathy for today are those working class people whose lives have been blighted by her policies. The real tragedy is that while she may be dead herself her ideas are still alive and well in the form of the ConDem coalition and New Labour."

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