Margaret Thatcher Day debate

A bill is being read for the second time in the House of Commons today about the creation of a 'Margaret Thatcher Day.' But the bill may not lead to an extra bank holiday - rather the re-naming of an existing one.

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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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Grantham Museum boss backs call for " 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 Helen Goral at Grantham Museum.

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Motion to create 'Margaret Thatcher Day'

A bill is being read for the second time in the House of Commons today about the creation of a 'Margaret Thatcher Day.' But the bill may not lead to an extra bank holiday - rather the re-naming of an existing one.

Margaret Thatcher died earlier this year Credit: Suzanne Plunkett/PA Wire

It has been tabled by the MP for Wellingborough in Northamptonshire, Peter Bone. Mr Bone has recently criticised a senior Labour spokeswoman for referring to him as a member of the "Tory Taliban" in the Commons for promoting a series of right-wing Bills.

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