The day began with Lady Thatcher leaving Parliament for the last time as a hearse took her body from the crypt chapel of St Mary Undercroft in the Palace of Westminster to the start of the military procession at St Clement Danes in The Strand.
The union jack draped-coffin was topped with a large bunch of white flowers and a note reading: "Beloved mother, always in our hearts."
People who are economically disadvantaged despite the fact that they are fully employed. The working poor do not have sufficient income to improve their overall lifestyle.
Working poor is a term used to describe individuals and families who maintain regular employment but remain in relative poverty due to low levels of pay and dependent expenses.
The working poor are often distinguished from paupers, poor who are supported by government aid or charity.
1st June: He was given a national funeral attended by over two million people.
His body was laid in state under the L'Arc de Triomphe and he was later borne on a pauper's hearse, in accordance with his wishes, to be buried in the Panthéon, the burial place of many great French people.
But that was before the collapse of the tea market turned thousands of farmers and dealers into paupers and provided the nation with a very pungent lesson about gullibility, greed and the perils of the speculative bubble.
easily deceived or tricked, and too willing to believe everything that other people say:
There are any number of miracle cures on the market for people gullible enough to buy them.
- One who is extremely poor.
- One living on or eligible for public charity.
[From Latin, poor.]