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Margaret Thatcher Day…

In amongst the list of 42 bills proposed by right-wing Conservative MPs this morning, was one to rename the August Bank holiday Margaret Thatcher Day. But why just Mrs T?  We could – it occurred to me (when I should have been doing some work) – rename all our bank holidays after Prime Ministers.

I offered up a couple of suggestions on Twitter.

And then they just flooded in. These are a very small selection of the 200 or so that people suggested.

There were a lot of John Major Day suggestions. Here’s just three:

David Boothroyd wins Most Obscure Entry. Yet again.

And then we got onto Days For People That Haven’t Even Been PM:

I’m sure there are a lot more out there…

Philip Cowley

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