Flashcards in Power of the PM Deck (4)
Examples of Thatcher dominating her cabinet
- Thatcher fired three ministers who were critical of her monetary polices. Tends to fire ministers who were 'wets' (one nation conservatives).
Examples of Thatcher not dominating her cabinet
- Lots of ministers resigned, Michael Heseltine left and became a key rival of Thatcher.
- Deputy PM Geoffrey Howe's resignation was said to be the end of Thatcher's premiership.
Example of May dominating her cabinet
- Forcing defence secretary Gavin Williamson to resign after the Huawei leak scandal.