Written to coincide with a Channel 4 series on Lady Thatcher, this biography is based on intimate conversations between the Prime Minister and the major politicians of the period and Hugo Young. It traces her life from being an apprentice under ...
Harold Macmillan and her participation in the government of Edward Heath, to her unquestioning destruction of the Conservatism of the 1950s and 1960s and her emergence as a senior stateswoman of the western world. In 1980, 1983 and 1985, Hugo Young was the British Press Awards Columnist of the Year, and in 1985 he won a "What the Papers Say" Award. He has written and presented several series, including "No Minister", "But Chancellor" and "The Thatcher Phenomenon", all of which have been published as books.