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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Galloway not attending Parliament Thatcher tribute

Respect MP George Galloway has said he will not be taking part in Parliamentary tributes to Baroness Thatcher today.

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."

George Galloway sparked anger by tweeting controversial comments about the former Prime Minister. Credit: PA

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