Cross-party tributes to late MP Malcolm Wicks

Conservatives Eric Pickles and Gavin Barwell, the MP for Malcolm Wicks' neighbouring constituency, joined former Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott in paying tribute to the former energy minister.


Our deepest sympathies to Margaret Wicks and her children on the passing of Malcolm. Such sad news


Very sad to learn of the death of Malcolm Wicks he was a man of great wit and humanity


V sad to hear Malcolm Wicks has passed away A great MP for #Croydon North & a good friend. Drive home from SW1 won't be the same without him


Tributes to late Labour Minister

Labour leader Ed Miliband and his predecessor Gordon Brown have led tributes to former energy minister Malcolm Wicks. The Croydon North MP, who had been diagnosed with cancer last year, has died at the age of 65.