The coffin of Baroness Thatcher, draped in the union flag, is lying in the Chapel of St Mary Undercroft tonight, below the Parliament she dominated for more than a decade.
This afternoon family members were joined by around a hundred of her closest allies and friends for a private ceremony ahead of tomorrow's ceremonial funeral at St Paul's, as Political Editor Tom Bradby reports.
Downing Street has released a detailed Order of Service for Baroness Thatcher's funeral on Wednesday.
The full details of Baroness Thatcher's funeral have been released by Downing Street.
Baroness Thatcher's daughter Carol has spoken publicly to thank everyone who sent messages of sympathy and support.