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How we launched Thatcher’s ‘Privatisation’ word in the FT in 1979, Notebook

How we launched Thatcher’s ‘Privatisation’ word in the FT in 1979

One of Margaret Thatcher’s most significant legacies is privatisation – not only for introducing the policy itself, but also for adding the word into the world’s every-day vocabulary. Her death this week seems a good moment to recount how we launched the word on July 28 1979 in The Financial Times.
The day before, I [...]

By | Notebook, The Foreign Desk | Thursday, 11 April 2013 at 7:34 am

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