Thatcher remained her own woman

Margaret Thatcher (SUPPLIED)

Now we know why there were no Margaret Thatcher tea cups in 1979. The Iron Lady wouldn't have it.

When her media advisor, Gordon Reece, said he had been inundated with requests to lend her image to such souvenirs, she swiftly knocked it down: "No (underlined) permission to be given at all on any grounds of any kind."


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