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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Margaret Thatcher's hardline approach probably intensified the Northern Irish troubles in the early 1980s but later helped to end them.
Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister for 11 years, as decisive with her policies as she was divisive with her people.