The former presiding officer of the Assembly says he'll stay away from the Senedd when tributes are paid to Margaret Thatcher. Dafydd Elis-Thomas told the BBC that AMs should be allowed to mark her death. But he said that he couldn't take part because he disagreed so profoundly with all her policies.
– Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas, speaking on the BBC Sunday Politics programme
I'm not criticising the fact that we have an opportunity for an obituary, for people who wish to have an obituary. But now I don't have to take part in such a thing because I think it would be hypocritical of me to do that.