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2010 Mar 3 We
Margaret Thatcher

Statement on the death of Michael Foot (“a great parliamentarian and a man of high principles”)

Document type: Speeches, interviews, etc.
Venue: Issued from MT’s office at the House of Lords
Source: Thatcher Archive
Editorial comments: Some press coverage misquoted the statement, substituting the phrase “his principles” for “high principles”.
Importance ranking: Minor
Word count: 19

I was very sorry to hear the news. He was a great parliamentarian and a man of high principles.