David Miliband: Thatcher 'inspired me to join Labour'

Former foreign secretary David Miliband, who recently announced that he would be resigning as an MP, said Margaret Thatcher "proved that ideas and politics matter."

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Margaret Thatcher left a lasting mark on Britain. She also contributed to seismic global changes in the last decade of the Cold War. (1/3)

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She proved that ideas and politics matter. She inspired me to join the Labour Party and many to join the Conservative Party. (2/3)

Margaret Thatcher's ceremonial funeral to be held at St Paul's Cathedral next week

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Thatcher: UK's divisive leader

Margaret Thatcher was prime minister for 11 years, and she was as decisive with her policies as she was divisive with her people.