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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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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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