Notts County Council leaders have this afternoon (Monday) paid tribute to Baroness Margaret Thatcher, who has died aged 87.
The former Prime Minister passed away from a stroke this morning.
Notts County Council leader coun Kay Cutts said: “I am deeply shocked and saddedned at the news of the death of Baroness Thatcher.”
“Her story is truly inspirational with her going from being the daughter of a Grantham grocer to being the longest serving Prime Minister of the 20th Century.”
“While it remains a time of sadness, I would like to think the nation will celebrate the life of a remarkable lady.”
“I hope that Britain’s first and only woman Prime Minister is also given the honour of a full state funeral at Westminster Abbey.”
Leader of the opposition, coun Alan Rhodes said: “She was iconic figure in British politics and made a huge impact on people’s lives, whether for good or bad.”
“My thoughts are with her family and friends.”