Key personal & political events

1992 Mar 17 Tu
Commentary (The Times)

"The lady sails proudly away" [MT's final appearance in the House of Commons; tidying the despatch box]

Document type: Press
Document kind: Parliamentary sketch
Venue: -
Source: The Times, 17 March 1992 (p18)
Journalist: Matthew Parris
Editorial comments: The incident of MT tidying the despatch box would appear to have taken place at the following point in Hansard: HC Deb 16 March 1992 vol 205 c1243. 
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 796
Themes: Media, Parliament, Conservatism, Leadership