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Cameron leads Thatcher tributes

In the Commons, recalled in special session to mark Thatcher's death, David Cameron led the tributes from MPs to "an extraordinary leader and an extraordinary woman".

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David Cameron: Thatcher overcame great challenges

David Cameron has paid tribute to Baroness Thatcher as he opened proceedings on a special debate in the House of Commons.

The prime minister said: “In the long history of this Parliament, Margaret Thatcher was our first and so far our only woman prime minister…

“She defined and she overcame the great challenges of her age, and it is right that Parliament has been recalled to mark our respect.”

Prime Minister David Cameron led the tributes to Baroness Thatcher in the House of Commons today. Credit: ITV News

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