In this week's Last Word Steve Brine MP, the Winchester conservative; Mike Thornton MP, who won the Eastleigh by-election for the Lib Dems last month; and Victoria Groulef, who has been chosen as the Labour candidate for Reading West, debate the legacy of Baroness Thatcher.
They also assess their respective chances for the local elections next month. At the moment, the shire counties of southern England are solid blue. Come May 2nd, will they still look that way?
Former chief policy adviser to Margaret Thatcher, John Redwood, described her as "the best boss I ever had".
"We had to work very long hours to keep up with her," he said.
Fighting back tears he said:
The most moving moment inside the cathedral was when they opened up the great doors and we could hear the noise outside.
It was exactly the kind of tribute you would hope for - we are grieving a loss but also commemorating a life well-led, an extraordinarily active life.
Asked about protests, he simply said: "It is a free country."
Baroness Thatcher was honoured with a ceremonial funeral at St Paul's Cathedral in the presence of the Queen and dignitaries.Read the full story ›
Protesters in Ludgate Circus near St Paul's cathedral booed and jeered as Thatcher's funeral procession made its way past. Many chanted: "Waste of money" whilst war veterans on the other side of the street applauded and cheered.
Brighton's Grand Hotel, the scene of the IRA bombing that targeted Lady Thatcher and her Conservative cabinet in 1984, has been flying at half mast today as a show of respect to her funeral.
We talked to students at Somerville College, Oxford. Margaret Thatcher studied there.