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MPs voted Thatcher as the best UK Prime Minister in survey

Jan 3, 2014 15:45 IST

Iron lady Margaret Thatcher on 2 January 2014 rose-up as the most successful post-war British Prime Minister by lawmakers in a survey, Winston Churchill was ranked at distant fourth. Margaret Thatcher has been voted as the most successful post war Prime Minister.

Politics and International Relations students at Royal Holloway, University of London carried away the survey. Margaret Thatcher died in April 2013 at the age of 87. She was valued for her decisiveness by MPs, who took part in the poll.

She achieved 7.4 as her average score and beat Clement Attlee, the Labour Party, who scored 7.3.  Tony Blair, the former Labour Prime Minister scored 6.8 and stood at the third position and been ahead of Winston Churchill of Conservative Prime Minister, who scored 6.5. Gordon Brown scored the least score of 3.3.

She topped the survey under, which every leader between 1945 and 2010 were rated by the MPs, said the website of the University. Each Prime Ministers were also evaluated for their success and unsuccessfulness by the MPs on a scale of 0 to 10.

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