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Brexit has killed Thatcherism. And about time, too

Boris is returning conservatism to its roots

16 October 2021

9:00 AM

16 October 2021

9:00 AM

A Conservative government is raising taxes to fund the NHS and telling business to pay its workers more. The world is upside down, and classical liberals are furious. Steve Baker, one of thoseMPs, tweeted a picture of a pile of books including Hayek, Popper and Von Mises and said ‘This is what we believe’, reminding us of a time when Conservatives sought to shrink the government, not grow it.

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