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40 years after Thatcher - 3 Videos on the Changing UK Economy

Geoff Riley

21st June 2019

BBC Newsnight has produced three special videos to mark the 40th anniversary of Margaret Thatcher becoming Prime Minister. Is the UK economy on the verge of another historic sea-change moment?

The first video looks at the changing structure of employment in the UK including the rise of part-time work, growing self-employment and the gig economy together with the long term decline in trade union density and membership.

40 years after Thatcher: The future of work - BBC Newsnight

The second video second considers how to rebalance the UK economy

40 years after Thatcher: Can UK regions get their power back?

The third video looks at the future of inequality and tax:

40 years after Thatcher: Inequality in the UK

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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