The Thatcher Crisis Years

1980s politics blog from TV historian Tony McMahon

Two parties brought the Labour government of Jim Callaghan to its knees – the Liberals and the Scottish Nationalists. Both might have ended up wondering if they’d done the right thing. The SNP was furious at Callaghan for not pushing through Scottish devolution. Callaghan had let Scotland have a referendum on the condition that 40% …

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