Funeral of Margaret Thatcher

Details of Baroness Thatcher's funeral have been announced today, and how will she be remembered? We have a selection of views.

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Theresa May MP's tribute to Thatcher

Maidenhead MP Theresa May has issued the following statement regarding Baroness Thatcher.

“I was very sad to hear of Baroness Thatcher’s death, and my thoughts are with her family at this time.

"Margaret Thatcher was one of the giants of the 20th century and one of our greatest Prime Ministers.

"As the first woman to reach that office, she remains an inspiration to millions of women of all political persuasions. Her considerable legacy continues to shape British politics to this day.”

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Archbishop of Canterbury’s statement on Thatcher

Archbishop of Canterbury Rt Revd Justin Welby has issued a statement following the death of Baroness Thatcher

“It was with sadness that I heard the news of the death of Baroness Thatcher and my prayers are with her son and daughter, her grandchildren, family and friends.

"It is right that today we give thanks for a life devoted to public service, acknowledging also the faith that inspired and sustained her.”

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