Margaret Thatcher dies of stroke

Baroness Thatcher died this morning following a stroke, her spokesman Lord Bell said.

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Alok Sharma MP pays Thatcher tribute

Reading West MP Alok Sharma said: “My deepest condolences to Baroness Thatcher’s family on this very sad news. She was a transformational leader and one of the great Prime Ministers of the 20th Century.

“Baroness Thatcher was a conviction politician who showed great courage and fortitude throughout her premiership and won respect across the political spectrum and the wider world, transforming politics both in the UK and abroad."

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