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Ex-Times editor Rees-Mogg dies

Prime Minister David Cameron has led tributes to the former editor of The Times, William Rees-Mogg, who has died at the age of 84.

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Lord Patten: 'Rees-Mogg was a great journalist and editor'

BBC Trust chairman Lord Patten. Credit: PA

BBC Trust chairman Lord Patten said: "William Rees-Mogg was a great journalist and editor, and a distinguished public servant, for example at the Arts Council and BBC.

"My family knew him as a kind and good man, generous, spirited, warm, witty, and the much-loved father of a close and talented family.

"Everyone who knew him will miss him deeply."

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