Welcome Week: This house regrets the legacy of Margaret Thatcher

Public Debates

Motion: This house regrets the legacy of Margaret Thatcher #

Speakers:
Proposition:
Kim Singleton, General Secretary of the Socialist Labour Party
Graham Stringer, Labour Party MP for Manchester Blackley, Manchester City Council leader during Margaret Thatcher’s Government

Opposition:
Graham Brady, MP for Altrincham and West Sale and chairman of the 1922 committee
Jack Mellish, Externals Officer for the MDU

Result: Motion passed.
Best question from the audience: How far did Thatcher contribute to the demonisation of the unemployed?