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By Peter Temple-Morris

On 20 June 1998 Peter Temple-Morris, Conservative MP for Leominster, crossed the ground to affix his opponents at the Labour get together benches. What drove a professional Conservative baby-kisser – one of many so-called ‘Cambridge Mafia’, with 24 years’ event as a Conservative MP – to alter his allegiance so noticeably? during this memoir of a protracted and sundry political occupation, Temple-Morris solutions this query, unveiling the sluggish, sluggish strategy of disillusionment with the Conservative occasion, in particular below Margaret Thatcher, and the starting to be charm of the recent Labour stream below Tony Blair. in addition to offering an incredible assessment of British family politics within the moment 1/2 the 20 th century, Temple-Morris additionally explains his the most important function in Irish politics, particularly within the peace method talks which ended in the great Friday contract of 1998.

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