Margaret Roberts: The OUCA Years

 Jack Matthews (Ex-Returning Officer, University) is reading for a DPhil in Earth Sciences.

Earlier this term we paid our respects to Baroness Thatcher; a truly great woman who rendered memorable service to her country, and the cause of freedom worldwide. Many will know her within our Association as the ex-President, Somerville and our Patron, but her time with OUCA is much richer and has potential to cast light on her political choices later in life.

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Lord Hurd Visits OUCA

Richard Black is an undergraduate reading History at Lincoln College, Oxford.

On Thursday 16th May, we were fortunate enough to witness a talk by Douglas Hurd, Baron of Westwell, at Corpus Christi College. Lord Hurd spoke at length about his political life under three Conservative Prime Ministers – Edward Heath, Margaret Thatcher and John Major. Being a patrician of the old guard of Tory politicians, his thoughtful insights were welcomed by us all.

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