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Margaret Thatcher dies of stroke

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

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Greg Barker MP pays Thatcher tribute

Following the news of Baroness Thatcher’s death this morning Greg Barker, Conservative MP for Bexhill and Battle, said:

“I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Margaret Thatcher. Lady Thatcher was the greatest peacetime Prime Minister of modern times.

"Determined and always robust and, while she had many opponents, I believe she was a giant force for good and history will judge her as such.

"My condolences go to her family at this time.”

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