Daniel Hannan argues 'Only one name could have brought so many political and intellectual leaders together in one place. More than a year after her funeral, Margaret Thatcher remains the queen of global conservatism.' He will speak at the Margaret Thatcher Conference on Liberty on Wednesday 18th June.
José María Aznar, Spanish prime minister from 1996 to 2004, argues tthat despite being branded as anti-Europeanist, Britain's former PM firmly believed in a Europe of nation-states based on cooperation and trade.
Toby Young argues that 'the state is entitled to insist that all schools teach children to respect the values that are part of our common culture, but it isn’t entitled to dictate every last detail of what’s taught in the classroom or to instruct schools about what teachers they can and can’t hire.' He will speak at the Margaret Thatcher Conference on Liberty on Wednesday 18th June.
Maurice Saatchi discusses the publishing of 'The Road from Serfdom', a policy paper to coincide with the CPS’s Margaret Thatcher Conference on Liberty and the think tank’s 40th anniversary on Wednesday 18th June. The paper proposes that corporation tax be abolished for small companies. And that capital gains tax be abolished for investors in small companies.
John O'Sullivan, director of the Danube Institute in Budapest and a fellow of the National Review Institute, discusses the founding of the Centre for Policy Studies and its significance in political history. He will speak at the Margaret Thatcher Conference on Liberty on Wednesday 18th June.
Szu Ping Chan discusses Professor Art Laffer's monumental contribution to supply side economics and his argument that high taxes stifle growth - a view which shaped US and UK monetarism policies under Reagan and Thatcher.