Why was Margaret Thatcher given the nickname Thatcher the Milk Snatcher?
The postwar Labour government instituted a free quarter-pint
milk 'ration' for every primary school pupil. This policy continued
during the 1951-64 Conservative Party's term of government. When
the Conservatives were re-elected in 1970, Ted Heath made Maggie
Thatcher schools minister and she started charging parents for the