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Margaret Thatcher’s funeral to take place at St Paul’s Cathedral

PUBLISHED: 08:00 17 April 2013

Margaret Thatcher's funeral took place on Wednesday

Margaret Thatcher's funeral took place on Wednesday

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Margaret Thatcher’s funeral takes place this morning in St Paul’s Cathedral.

The first, and so far only, female British Prime Minister died on April 8 following a stroke.

A divisive character during her premiership, her death was met with mixed emotions - some have mourned her while others have planned protests, although potential protesters have had to run them by the Metropolitan Police in an unusual development.

Baroness Thatcher first stood as a Conservative parliamentary candidate in Dartford, twice in the 1950s, which included parts of Bexley such as Erith at the time.

Are you going to head to London to pay your respects? How do you plan to mark the occasion? Call us on 0208 477 3858 or email robin.cottle@archant.co.uk.


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