The Conservative MP for Bournemouth West Conor Burns has been paying tribute to the former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the House of Commons. He was a close personal friend of Baroness Thatcher and visited her weekly at The Ritz.
He said it was a 'great privilege' to know her and that she was a 'great mentor'
He called her a 'robust, principled and confrontational character'.
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