Galloway attacks Parliamentary tributes to Thatcher

George Galloway said he will not be taking part in Parliamentary tributes to Baroness Thatcher on Wednesday.

The Respect MP sparked anger by tweeting controversial comments about the former Prime Minister.

Asked if he would be attending, he said:

I understand it is not a debate, so no. If it were a debate about the legacy of Margaret Thatcher I would be first in the queue for prayers. It is a state-organised eulogy.

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