Commons speaker: MPs should pay respect today

The Deputy Speaker of the House in Commons Nigel Evans, has told Daybreak he expects respect from all MPs, no matter what their political beliefs today.

Parliament was recalled from Easter recess for a special session to pay tribute to Margaret Thatcher who passed away this week.

Mr Evans, who was a family friend of the Thatchers, said people needed to pay respect in death, "she was a mother, a grandmother, we've got to think about these things too."

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