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 occasion 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 considerably? during this memoir of an extended and sundry political profession, Temple-Morris solutions this question, unveiling the gradual, sluggish strategy of disillusionment with the Conservative celebration, in particular below Margaret Thatcher, and the becoming allure of the recent Labour flow below Tony Blair. in addition to offering a tremendous review of British family politics within the moment 1/2 the 20th century, Temple-Morris additionally explains his an important function in Irish politics, specially within the peace technique talks which resulted in the great Friday contract of 1998.

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