A Chequers history: The country palace of British prime ministers

A Grade I listed country pile at the foot of the Chilterns has quietly hosted world leaders and momentous decisions since it was built in 1565… Now it’s the tranquil setting for Theresa May’s latest crunch talks on Brexit. Martin Farr, Senior Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary British History at the Newcastle University, explores the importance of Chequers for British politics and on the global stage.

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