‘Never flashy, just appropriate,’ Thatcher’s mantra for dressing made her clothes and her public image enormously effective as a tool for projecting power and influence. Continue reading “Never flashy, just appropriate” – talking politics through fashion
These speeches dealt with tackling abuse in politics, abortion in Northern Ireland, Brexit (naturally!), women’s rights internationally and the first use of sign language by a Minister in the Commons. Continue reading Speeches of the Year by Conservative Women
She was “a street fighter with a metaphorical right hook”, who went out and spoke to the women of Plymouth, who had never been spoken to before by prospective politicians. Continue reading Lady Astor Statue Campaign Launch: “they asked Nancy to stand”
Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was named on Monday as a contender on the long list of scientists nominated to be the new face of the £50 note. Continue reading Thatcher – The face of the 50?
But it’s not just about the statue, it’s about a conversation: about equality and democracy and the world we live in today – and the world we want to live in. Continue reading The Campaign to raise a statue to Nancy Astor and the making of the film.