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Former Dorset MP Talks To Wessex FM About The Real Iron Lady

sir james spicer

8:10am 17th April 2013

Parts of Central London go into lockdown today, for the funeral of Baroness Thatcher.

The Iron Lady's coffin arrived at the Palace of Westminster yesterday where it stayed overnight.

Thousands of metal barriers have been put-up along the processional route all the way to St Pauls Cathedral where the service will take place.

A single muffled bell will toll when the union jack draped coffin arrives at 11am this morning.

Carried by military personnel including Weymouth Royal Marine Corporal John Caulfield of 40 Commando.

 

Former West Dorset MP Sir James Spicer knew Baroness Thatcher well.

Margaret and Denis stayed at Sir James' house in Beaminster when their own safety was under threat in London:

 
And here Sir James talks about how he thinks the 'Iron Lady' showed both compassion and courage over the Falklands:

 

 

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