The campaign for the annual Bank Holiday Monday in late August to be known as Margaret Thatcher Day will be debated in Parliament again this afternoon.
The Bill is sponsored by Conservative MP Peter Bone. The Wellingborough MP was a staunch supporter of Baroness Thatcher who was brought up as Margaret Roberts in Grantham.
She was the first and so far only female British Prime Minister from 1979 to 1990 and Conservative Party leader from 1975.
More top news
Dry. Clouding up again.
Sheffield's Olympic Gold medalist Jessica Ennis-Hill has taken a break from Rio training to feed giraffes at Yorkshire Wildlife Park
The late Red Arrows pilot Jon Egging has been honoured as awards from a trust set up in his memory were handed out to students in Lincoln