Baroness Thatcher, Britain's first and only woman Prime Minister died this morning at the age of 87.
In a statement released on behalf of her children Mark and Carol. She died peacefully, they said, after she suffered a stroke.
ITV News Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship on the life of one of politics most divisive figures:
As Margaret Thatcher, she led the Conservative Party for fifteen years. She was prime minister for eleven of those - longer than any other twentieth century leader.