Tributes have been paid to former Bury St Edmunds MP Sir Eldon Griffiths who has died aged 89.
In a statement on the St Edmundsbury Borough Council website his son Cllr John Griffiths, leader of the council said:
"A very bright light flickered and then went out earlier this morning. Not just for me and the rest of my family but for so many others whose lives my father touched.
"He will, I trust, be remembered not just for his many achievements but, more importantly, perhaps, for making life better for a multitude of people of all ages, walks of life and nationality."
Eldon Griffiths was elected Conservative MP for Bury St Edmunds in a by-election in 1964 and served for 28 years until he retired in 1992.
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