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Margaret Thatcher funeral key facts

Baroness Thatcher Photo: Press Association
  • So far more than 2,300 guests have confirmed they will attend the service at St Paul's Cathedral
  • 32 – all of the current Cabinet Ministers and Minister who attend Cabinet are planning to attend
  • Over 50 attendees associated with the Falklands, including veterans
  • Over 30 attendees from Baroness Thatcher’s Cabinets from 1979-1990
  • 2 Heads of State will attend
  • 11 serving Prime Ministers from across the globe attending
  • 17 serving Foreign Ministers from across the globe attending
  • Around 170 countries will be represented by foreign dignitaries (including members of Royal Families; serving Presidents, Prime Ministers and Foreign Ministers; former PMs and Presidents; and Heads of Missions)
  • 11 Overseas Territories will be represented
  • 8 horses from the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery will be appearing in the procession - 'Mister Twister' is due to lead the procession
  • The Met police have confirmed over 4,000 police will be on duty
  • 6,650 online condolences received via the No 10 website
  • 36,300 views of photos on Flickr released by Downing Street of items related to Baroness Thatcher and pictures from her time as Prime Minister
  • 1.2 million views to the Prime Minister's Facebook content following the death of Lady Thatcher
  • Over 1,800 media accredited

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