Funeral of Former Chesterfield MP Tony Benn

Westminster will say goodbye to veteran Former Labour MP for Chesterfield Tony Benn today at a funeral service yards from the House of Commons where he spent a career spanning more than 50 years.

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Gove: Listening to Benn speak was 'spellbinding'

Education Secretary Michael Gove has paid tribute to former Chesterfield MP Tony Benn, describing him as a "spellbinding" speaker with a "luminously generous" personality.

During a visit to schools in the East Midlands, Mr Gove told ITV News Central that Benn had made politics a "noble calling".

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