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Alex Bell

Thatcherism is dead — conference season confirmed it

October 12 2017

Thatcherism is dead. The political story of the last four decades – that markets are best and the state should stay out of people’s affairs – is winding up. Just as you think the party conference season has all the appeal of wife swapping at the Travelodge, it does something astonishing, and this season it is to herald a new era in politics.

Alex Bell

A huge debt we can’t dodge

February 9 2017

With news that the Tories are game-planning indyref2, some nationalists are getting out the tap shoes and preparing to dance on the Union’s grave.

Alex Bell

ALEX BELL: Politics needs decency

July 20 2017

Sir Alick Buchanan Smith was a wise, kind man who served Scotland as an MP and a Scottish Office Minister. He was MP for Kincardine and Deeside in the late 1980s when I was beginning my reporting career.

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