Cashier Shirley Taylor, left, advises former prime minister Margaret Thatcher that the supermarket in Maldon, England, cannot accept Thatcher's check for $40 worth of food. Thatcher, who did not have a store-issued identity card, promptly tore up the check and paid with cash. The baroness was in the area campaigning for her successor, Prime Minister John Major. Britons go to the polls on May 1.