Margaret Thatcher: “Britain awake” (1976)

In January 1976 Margaret Thatcher, then leader of the Conservative Opposition in Britain, delivered a speech to party members in Chelsea. Dubbed the ‘Britain Awake’ speech, it laid out Thatcher’s foreign policy position with regard to Britain, the Soviet Union and the Cold War: “The first duty of any Government is to safeguard its people … Continue reading Margaret Thatcher: “Britain awake” (1976)