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Wednesday, 3 April, 2002, 10:02 GMT 11:02 UK
Queen Mother tributes: BBC coverage
The Queen Mother
UK Politicians return early from their Easter break to pay tribute to the Queen Mother.


Click here to watch a special BBC programme from the House of Commons and the Scottish Parliament

Britain's leading politicians pay their respects to the Queen Mother:


UK Prime Minister Tony Blair
The British Prime Minister Tony Blair leads the tributes saying: "She loved her country and in turn her country loved her."

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UK Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith
Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith says: "All of us in this House and in this country share the Royal family's sadness."

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UK Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy
The Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy says her life "could teach an important lesson." He says she was "the key bond between the monarchy and the people."

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Northern Ireland First Minister David Trimble
Northern Ireland's First Minister David Trimble tells the Assembly: "Her passing will be felt with sadness by many people here in Northern Ireland."

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Scotland's First Minister Jack McConnell
Scotland's First Minister Jack McConnell leads tributes in the Scottish Parliament saying she had Scotland in her heart.

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The Scottish National Party's Alex Salmond
The Scottish National Party's Alex Salmond says: "The Queen Mother bore her Scottish identity with pride."

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Wales' First Minister Rhodri Morgan
First Minister Rhodri Morgan tells the Welsh Assembly: "It is a time to celebrate a remarkable life rather than make funereal orations."

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Lord St John of Fawsley
Lord St John of Fawsley, a close friend of the Queen Mother for many years, tells the House of Lords she has been a constant presence for the people of Britain.

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Archbishop of Canterbury Dr George Carey
The Archbishop of Canterbury Dr George Carey, speaking in the Lords, highlights the Queen Mother's "marvellous example of service and duty."

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