Author's notes on Thatcher funeral service

Margaret Thatcher biographer John Campbell says the choice of readings and hymns she requested for her own funeral service are so appropriate they amount almost to self-parody.

The author of the biography The Iron Lady, says the service conveys a firmly political message, unmistakeably reinforcing the themes of Lady Thatcher's political career.

Scroll through the Order of Service to read his personal reflections on the choices, or select the Notes tab.

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