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IV Drip

Cameron pays tribute to Thatcher, but a friend reveals her true feelings


It's been reported that Thatcher was apparently so unimpressed by David Cameron, that she didn't want to die while he was Prime Minister.

According to The Sun, a friend revealed yesterday:

"It was almost what kept her going. Lady Thatcher was so angry she would even say she didn’t want to die while he was in Downing Street."

Apparently, she wasn't a fan of the Coalition, nor of the tough decisions she said Cameron avoided.

In a tribute to Thatcher, he said she was an "extraordinary leader, and an extraordinary woman," "serving this country for a longer continuous period than any other Prime Minister for more than 150 years". He paid respect to a "woman of great contrasts. She could be incredibly formidable in argument yet wonderfully kind in private."

He added:

"She was always incredibly kind to me. And it was a huge honour to welcome her to Downing Street shortly after I became Prime Minister."