“It is with great sadness that Mark and Carol Thatcher announced that their mother Baroness Thatcher died peacefully following a stroke this morning,” Bell said in a statement.
“It was with great sadness that I learned of Lady Thatcher’s death,” British Prime Minister David Cameron said. “We’ve lost a great leader, a great Prime Minister and a great Briton.”
Statement: The Presidential Spokesperson on the passing of Margaret Thatcher
Statement of Secretary Edwin Lacierda:
On the passing of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
[Released on April 8, 2013]
We join the people of the United Kingdom as they mark the passing of Baroness Margaret Thatcher, who left an indelible imprint on British politics and society during her more than a decade as Prime Minister. As the first, and to date, only female premier of the UK, she proved a formidable leader on the world stage.