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Margaret Thatcher transformed politics as the Britain's first female prime minister and her legacy will be debated for years to come.

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Boris Johnson backs campaign for Thatcher statue

Boris Johnson supports calls for a central London tribute to Baroness Thatcher. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Archive/Press Association Images

London Mayor Boris Johnson has supported calls for a Margaret Thatcher statue to be erected in central London, according to The Telegraph.

A spokesman for the GLA said: “The Mayor believes Baroness Thatcher deserves a prominent statue in a central London location and his team will assist with exploring suitable options.”

The idea has been put forward by former servicemen and has been echoed by Lord Tebbit and UKIP leader Nigel Farage.

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