The Debate

The Iron Lady: Margaret Thatcher's legacy

Twenty-two years after leaving office, Margaret Thatcher’s shadow still looms large over Britain... and Europe. François Picard’s panel argues over the legacy of Britain’s longest-serving prime minister of the 20th century.

  • Alison SMALE, Executive Editor, International Herald Tribune;
  • Jean-Claude SERGEANT, Professor specialised in British Politics, historian and author of "La Grande-Bretagne de Margaret Thactcher";
  • Stephen JESSEL, Former BBC correspondent;
  • Stephen CLARKE, British journalist, author of "God Save la France et God Save les Françaises et Français Je vous Haime";
  • Jonathan ISABY, Political Director of TaxPayers' Alliance, Former editor of;
  • Tony BENN, Former Labour MP and Cabinet Minister.

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