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."
Baroness Thatcher was honoured with a ceremonial funeral at St Paul's Cathedral in the presence of the Queen and dignitaries.
If there were protests, they certainly did not disrupt Baroness Thatcher's funeral nor sully what was indisputably a dignified farewell.
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