Tony Benn in hospital

Veteran Labour left winger Tony Benn has been admitted to hospital after feeling unwell. The 88-year-old former cabinet minister was said to be "resting comfortably" after undergoing tests.



Labour MPs send messages of support to Tony Benn

Three current Labour MPs have sent messages of support to veteran campaigner Tony Benn, who was taken to hospital yesterday.


Very best wishes to my dearly loved predecessor Tony Benn, for a speedy recovery. Pls pass on #chesterfield 's good wishes @hilarybennmp


What would #tony Benn think about being wished better on Twitter? All strength and very best wishes


Sending lots of love to my old friend and comrade Tony Benn tonight. Saw him last week and so clear he has much still to offer.