Strict dress code for Thatcher's funeral

Those invited to Thatcher's funeral next Wednesday will have to adhere to a strict dress code, outlined below:

  • Full day ceremonial without swords
  • Morning dress (black waistcoat and black tie) or dark suit
  • Day dress with hat
  • Medals and decorations may be worn

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Thatcher's coffin in Parliament

The body of Baroness Thatcher is in a chapel inside the Houses of Parliament, where a service was held for MPs, peers and parliamentary staff. Her funeral takes place today.