Margaret Thatcher Day

A group of Tory MPs have called for the August Bank Holiday to be re-named Margaret Thatcher day in honour of the late Grantham-born Prime Minister

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MP explains why he wants "Margaret Thatcher Day"

MPs are discussing a proposal to name a bank holiday after the late Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

A private members bill, put forward by Wellingborough MP Peter Bone is getting its second reading today.

If passed, it would see the August Bank Holiday Monday being renamed as Margaret Thatcher Day, in tribute to the Iron Lady who grew up as a grocer's daughter in Grantham. Calendar has spoken to Mr Bone.

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