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  • Teh_GerbilTeh_Gerbil Stalin's Organist Posts: 13,327
    minimi38 wrote:
    thatcher didnt ruin them. sharp appreciations in real exchange rates caused by exploiting the north sea oil meaned heavy industry became uneconomic. aka the "dutch disease".

    And whilst that was a contributing factor, if it were not for Thatcher... a large part of British Industry would still exist and be quite fine. You cannot deny the effect she had on Industry.

    Indeed... why the huge strikes and protests when she murdered the Unions?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    The countryside is quite nice.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    It's not France...
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