"...drew loud applause from an audience of union members..." Preaching to the converted.
He should remember that Thatcherism, whatever you thunk of it, had a government rum of 18 years because of what he wants to return to. And that the Thatcherite legacy gave Labour a 13 year government run. And that the National Union of Mineworkers, that he worked for, is hugely responsible for the the savage mines closure programme that followed the famous, but wholly pointless miners strike.
If anyone should be assassinated by the Terminator method, it should be Scargill... but that's opened another new argument;)