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Baroness Thatcher has become the first living ex-prime minister to be honoured with a statue in the House of Commons. A 7ft 6ins bronze sculpture was unveiled on Wednesday, with her immediate successor John Major and Tory leader David Cameron attending. Commons speaker Michael Martin said the tribute was a"fitting" tribute to Britain's first female prime minister. Baroness Thatcher, 81, said it was"an honour", adding:"I may be made of iron but bronze will do."

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