Notts County Council leaders pay tribute to former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher

Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
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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.”