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.

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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.

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

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

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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.