While another Oxonian in No 10 is indeed reason for pride, what matters is the decisions taken in office. Giving the go-ahead for Heathrow expansion (I live under the flight path) using flawed environmental data as we learnt today (25/11) from the Committee on Climate Change, doesn't suggest May is off to a good start.

David Holdsworth (letters Michaelmas) makes no bones about his dislike of Margaret Thatcher. Perhaps he is nostalgic for the Winter of Discontent which played a role in bringing her to office