Articles by: Henry Hill

The Big Interview: Michael McManus

The Big Interview: Michael McManus

Parliament Street’s Henry Hill met up with Michael McManus (biographer of Edward Heath) to discuss Heath’s policies in light of the referendum result. Michael McManus served as Heath’s Private Secretary in the Nineties, but left after clashing with the former-PM over attitudes towards the EU.   Hill began the interview by asking McManus why Edward Heath had been so hesitant […]

by · 29th March 2017 · Podcast
Portsmouth: Should the government wield defence contracts politically?

Portsmouth: Should the government wield defence contracts politically?

By Henry Hill A narrative seems to have settled around the government’s decision to consolidate UK defence shipbuilding on the Clyde, at the cost of closing Portsmouth yard. According to some, including the Telegraph’s Con Coughlin, a proud English city has been shafted by a government hell-bent on lavishing gifts on the Scots. A shipbuilding tradition, centuries in the making, […]

by and · 19th November 2013 · Blog, Defence & War