Former policeman turned author Mike Pannett from North Yorkshire talks about his experience as an officer during Margaret Thatcher's time as Prime Minister.
North East MP Sir Alan Beith has attended the funeral of Lady Thatcher.
He was among more than 2,000 people in the congregation at St Paul's Cathedral.
The Liberal Democrat member for Berwick upon Tweed described the former Prime Minister as "a divisive character."
On the streets of Richmond, there was also support for the former Prime Minister:
The Foreign Secretary and Richmond MP, William Hague, was among the two thousand strong congregation to attend Baroness Thatcher's at St Paul's Cathedral.
In his North Yorkshire constituency, members of the local Conservative Club gathered to pay their own respects.
Club President, Oliver Blease, told ITV News that although her leadership had divided the country, it was right Lady Thatcher was given a ceremonial funeral:
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 ›
Two North East soldiers are among the pallbearers at Lady Thatcher's funeral.
: Corporal Carl Spence, 29, of Hartlepool, County Durham, representing 9 Parachute Squadron, Royal Engineers;
:: Lance Corporal James Steel, 24, of Ripon, North Yorkshire, representing 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment;
The Ministry of Defence selected the pallbearers based on height as well as ceremonial abilities. They are drawn from ships, squadrons and regiments particularly associated with the 1982 conflict in the Falklands.
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