Flash: Thatcher For Burial Next Wednesday

Lady Thatcher’s funeral will be held next Wednesday, it has been announced.

David Cameron confirmed that the ceremony – expected to be attended by dignitaries from around the world – would be held at St Paul’s Cathedral. “Lady Thatcher’s funeral service will take place on Wednesday, 17 April at St Paul’s Cathedral,” he posted on Twitter.

A Downing Street spokesman added that the details had been agreed at a “co-ordination meeting” with the Thatcher family and Buckingham Palace on Tuesday morning.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are to attend the funeral, it was announced.

A statement from the palace said: “The Queen, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, will attend the funeral service of Baroness Thatcher at St Paul’s Cathedral next Wednesday.”

Courtesy The Guardian

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