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The Thatcher and Major Governments in Retrospect: reflections on 18 years in power

Hosted by the Maurice Fraser Annual Lecture Series

Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House

Speakers

Kenneth Clarke

Kenneth Clarke

Professor Tony Travers

Professor Tony Travers

Discussant

Chair

Professor Kevin Featherstone

Professor Kevin Featherstone

This event, in memory of Maurice Fraser, will see former Chancellor of the Exchequer Kenneth Clarke in conversation with LSE's Tony Travers and Kevin Featherstone. 

Kenneth Clarke, MP for Rushcliffe since 1970, held several Ministerial offices in the Governments of Margaret Thatcher and John Major - as Secretary of State for Health, Secretary of State for Education and Science, Home Secretary and Chancellor of the Exchequer. He also served as Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice and Minister without Portfolio within the Coalition Government. As the Member of the House of Commons with the longest continuous service he is currently the Father of the House.

Tony Travers is Interim Dean of the School of Public Policy at LSE.

Kevin Featherstone is Head of the European Institute and Eleftherios Venizelos Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies and Professor of European Politics at the LSE.

The LSE European Institute (@LSEEI) is a centre for research and graduate teaching on the processes of integration and fragmentation within Europe. In the most recent national Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) the Institute was ranked first for research in its sector.

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