Get Set For `Tarzan' Of The ToriesBy
It's a comeback to rival that of Lazarus. Michael Heseltine, Britain's Trade & Industry Minister and the man who brought down Margaret Thatcher in 1990, is again the leading contender to be Prime Minister if, as widely expected, the hapless John Major leaves office. In the event that Heseltine replaces his friend at No.10 Downing Street, there could be lasting consequences for Britain's position in the European Union. It would also give British industry a respected spokesman in world markets and might even bring stability to capital markets, which suspect that Major's government recently cut interest rates to boost its flagging popularity.
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