Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died this morning following a stroke – she was 87.
Her spokesman, Lord Bell said: “It is with great sadness that Mark and Carol Thatcher announced that their mother Baroness Thatcher died peacefully following a stroke this morning. A further statement will be made later.”
Baroness Thatcher was Conservative prime minister from 1979 to 1990.
She became the Conservative MP for Finchley, north London in 1959, retiring from the Commons in 1992.
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