Our next guest speaker for the year is Rt Hon. Lord Baker CH, the former Education and Home Secretary under John Major and Margaret Thatcher.
During his time as Education Secretary he introduced the National Curriculum as we know it today with the 1988 Education Act. He then became Party Chairman, helping prepare for the Party’s fourth consecutive election victory. He held this position at the time of Thatcher’s resignation, after which he was frequently described as a future party leader.