Friday 28 November 2014

Margaret Thatcher through the years

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Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher giving a three-fingered salute outside 10 Downing Street as she begins her third successive term of office following the Conservative victory in the general election in 1987 (PA/PA)
Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher giving a three-fingered salute outside 10 Downing Street as she begins her third successive term of office following the Conservative victory in the general election in 1987 (PA/PA)
British prime minister Margaret Thatcher holds a chimpanzee in 1985. (Getty Images/Getty Images)
Britain's Baroness Thatcher reads the order of service surrounded by empty seats as she waits for Queen Elizabeth to deliver her speech at the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords in London in this November 13, 2002 file photo. (REUTERS/REUTERS)
British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher shares a joke with American President Ronald Reagan, at No. 10 Downing Street, on June 5, 1984 in London, England. (Getty Images/Getty Images)
Margaret Hilda Thatcher,with her husband Denis Thatcher (1915 - 2003), waves to the crowds outside the Conservative Party headquarters on May 4, 1979 in London, England. (Getty Images/Getty Images)
British Conservative politician and first woman to hold the office of Prime Minister of Great Britain Margaret Thatcher speaks at the Tory Party Conference on in Brighton, East Sussex circa 1980. (Getty Images/Getty Images)
Liberal Party Leader David Steel, former Labour Leader James Callaghan and Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher carrying wreaths of poppies during a Remembrance Day service at the Cenotaph on November 10, 1980 in Whitehall, London. ( (Getty Images/Getty Images)
Nancy Reagan, the wife of US president Ronald Reagan, meets British prime minister Margaret Thatcher at Number 10, Downing Street on July 22, 1986 in London, England. (Getty Images/Getty Images)
Margaret Roberts, Conservative candidate for Dartford, Kent and youngest woman candidate in the election, talking to dustmen during her election campaign in October 4, 1951 in England. (Getty Images/Getty Images)
British prime minister Margaret Thatcher and her German counterpart, Helmut Kohl, at a press conference at Number 12 Downing Street on April 22, 1983 in London, England. (Getty Images/Getty Images)
Conservative politician and future Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher speaking at a party conference on Octobe 21, 1967 in England. (Getty Images/Getty Images)
Baroness Margaret Thatcher, 85, Britain's Prime Minister from 1979 to 1990, Reports on April 8, 2013 state that Baroness Thatcher has died following a stroke.. (Getty Images/Getty Images)
Former British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher waves to the press at her home after leaving Cromwell Hospital on November 1, 2010 in London, England. (Getty Images/Getty Images)
British Conservative Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, enjoys a cup of tea at the opening of the South Mimms Motorway service area, watched by the press on June 6, 1987 in England. (Getty Images/Getty Images)
Prime Minister Gordon Brown and his wife Sarah greet Lady Thatcher at Downing Street on November 23, 2009 in London. (Getty Images/Getty Images)
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher poses next to a recently created portrait of herself on August 1, 2006 in London, England. (Getty Images/Getty Images)
Former leader of the Conservative party, Margaret Thatcher arrives at the Houses of Parliament on October 20, 2005 in London. (Getty Images/Getty Images)
British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Conservative Party Chairman Norman Tebbit waving to supporters from the Conservative Headquarters on election night. (Getty Images/Getty Images)
British Prime Minister David Cameron greets former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher on the steps of Number 10 Downing Street on June 8, 2010 in London, England. (Getty Images/Getty Images)
Baroness Thatcher waves from the front door of her home after returning from the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital following an operation on her broken arm on June 29, 2009 in London, England. (Getty Images/Getty Images)
Margaret Thatcher and daughter Carol Thatcher watch the women's final match at Wimbledon on July 8, 2006 in London, England. (Getty Images/Getty Images)
File photo dated 14 February 2008 of former British Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher meeting Chelsea Pensioners. (PA/PA)
Margaret Thatcher toasting Julie Goodyear and the cast of Coronation Street when she visited the Rovers Return at Granada Television Studios in Manchester. (PA/PA)
Margaret Thatcher outside 10 Downing Street, in London, with her son Mark, daughter-in-law Diane, and two-month-old grandson Michael. (PA/PA)
Margaret Thatcher with former US President Ronald Reagan at Claridges, in London in December 1990. (PA/PA)
Gordon Brown with Baroness Thatcher as she leaves her old official residence at 10 Downing Street after a visit in 2007. (PA/PA)
of Margaret Thatcher in front of a bronze statue of herself, inside the Palace of Westminster, London, 21 February 2007. (PA/PA)
August 1950 - Margaret Hilda Roberts, the Conservative candidate for Dartford, on her way to a garden party at Buckingham Palace, in London. (PA/PA)
File photo dated 09/11/1959 of recently elected Conservative MP for Finchley and Friern Barnet, Margaret Thatcher, 33, with her twin children, Carol and Mark, aged 6, at their home in Farnborough, Kent. (PA/PA)
File photo dated 12/08/1987 of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and her husband Denis walking on the Trevose golf course, Cornwall, on the first day of their summer holidays. (PA/PA)
File photo dated 18/2/08 of David Cameron unveiling a statue of Lady Thatcher. (PA/PA)
Prime Minister John Major helping Baroness Thatcher to her feet as she receives a standing ovation at the Conservative Party Conference. (PA/PA)
File photo dated 24/10/2000 of former Conservative Prime Ministers Sir Edward Heath and Baroness Thatcher check their watches as they listen to the debate at the Conservative Party Conference annual conference in Bournemouth. (PA/PA)
Margaret Thatcher waving to well-wishers after her election win. Baroness Thatcher died this morning following a stroke, her spokesman Lord Bell said. (PA/PA)
Conservative Leader Margaret Thatcher ariving at Tory Headquarters in London. Baroness Thatcher died this morning following a stroke, her spokesman Lord Bell said. (PA/PA)
Margaret Thatcher, watched by husband Denis, making her final speech outside 10 Downing Street, in London, before leaving for Buckingham Palace to offer her resignation to Queen Elizabeth II. (PA/PA)
Margaret Thatcher showing her European colours in Parliament Square as she links up with three of the young pro-Market campaigners starting a vigil beneath the statue of Sir Winston Churchill, on the day before polling for the Common Market referendum. (PA/PA)
File photo dated 05/07/1999 of Denis Thatcher, his wife former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher, and Prime Minister Tony Blair. (PA/PA)
Margaret Thatcher at the 1982 Conservative Party Conference, in discussion with the Home Secretary William Whitelaw. (PA/PA)
Library filer dated 8/6/1988 of Margaret Thatcher standing in the shell of London's old Battersea power station, when she renamed the site 'The Battersea'. (PA/PA)
File photo dated 12/10/77 of Conservative party leader Margaret Thatcher with 16 year old Rother Valley schoolboy William Hague, after he received a standing ovation from delegates at the Tory party conference in Blackpool. (PA/PA)
File photo dated 4/1/79 of Margaret Thatcher in an inter-ship jackstay for her high-speed shortcut across the Pool feature of the 25th London International Boat Show which she opened at Earls Court in London. (PA/PA)
Librray filer dated 10/11/00 of Sir Denis Thatcher accompanied by his wife and former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher after receiving his first honorary degree from the University of Buckingham in Buckinghamshire. (PA/PA)
Libray filer dated 23/11/2001 of the head of the puppet Margaret Thatcher on display at a Sotheby's auction of Spitting Image puppets. (PA/PA)
File photo dated 04/05/2000 of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher sitting beside her portrait at the National Portrait Gallery in London. (PA/PA)
Librray filer dated 20/6/2001 of Baroness Thatcher, the former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, seated in the House of Lords, London, for the State Opening of Parliament. (PA/PA)
File photo dated 8/12/07 of Baroness Thatcher who joined Falkland Islanders and former servicemen in London to honour all those who lost their lives in wars in the South Atlantic. (PA/PA)
File photo dated 08/11/05 of Margaret Thatcher at the memorial service for former Conservative Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath, at Westminster Abbey in central London. Baroness (PA/PA)

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