Ken Clarke (photo taken in 2005)
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Kenneth Clarke on being a Thatcher employee

Kenneth Clarke was Health Secretary in Margaret Thatcher's government between 1988 and 1990.

Here, he recounts life behind the closed doors of Downing Street during those years.

He remembers her as "very tough", "opinionated", "forceful", and a pleasure to work for.

  • 08 Apr 2013
  • From the section UK