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Article by young Boris Johnson helped inspire Thatcher's 'No, no, no'

5 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Papers show Telegraph article was in briefing pack before historic speech on Europe Margaret Thatcher's infamous “No, no, no” retort to Jacques Delors , a historic moment in the UK's relationship with Europe, which also had the effect of precipitating her downfall, was partly inspired by an article penned by a young journalist named Boris Johnson , her newly released private papers show. In 1990, 30 years before Johnson took the UK out of the European Union , an article he penned as the Telegraph's EC correspondent warning of the threat the EC posed to national sovereignty was in...
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How Boris Johnson inspired Margaret Thatcher's defiant 'No! No! No!' speech

How Boris Johnson inspired Margaret Thatcher's defiant 'No! No! No!' speech

5 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

Margaret Thatcher was inspired by a story by Boris Johnson - who was a journalist at the Daily Telegraph. He warned that the European Commission President was planning a European superstate.
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