Baroness Thatcher stayed in hospital today as she recovered from minor surgery and is expected to remain there over Christmas.
She had an operation three days ago to remove a growth from her bladder.
Following the operation, she was said to be "in good spirits", and a spokeswoman this afternoon said there had been no change in her condition.
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Into the evening it will remain dry with the best of the clear spells in the west.
Some evening sunshine, although low cloud will spread from the coast into many areas early in the night.
Mr Parnell, from Sileby in Leicestershire, was celebrating his first wedding anniversary.