Should The Responsiveness Of Margaret Thatcher's Time As Prime Minister

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There’s no doubt that Margaret Thatcher’s time as Prime Minister changed the way Britain saw itself and how it was seen on the international stage, but what can be debated is whether or not she was elected due to her own party’s strengths, or the weaknesses of the opposition. The years before and during Thatcher’s time were fraught for the country, with inflation running high and lots of discontent, displayed not only through strikes but also the via ballot boxes. Thatcher first came to power with a majority of 43 seats for her first government in May 1979, which rose to 144 seats in June 1983 and in June 1987 she received her third victory with a 100 seat margin, a sharp drop from 1983 but still a comprehensive victory. A majority of 144
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