Tony Benn is taken to hospital, spokesman confirms

Tony Benn. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Archive/Press Association Images

President of Stop the War coalition and the former Labour party politician Tony Benn has been taken to hospital, his spokesman has confirmed.

He said: "Tony Benn was taken into hospital on Wednesday afternoon on the advice of his GP after feeling unwell. He is resting comfortably".

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Tony Benn taken to hospital

Former Labour minister and anti-war campaigner Tony Benn is thought to be 'comfortable' after being take into hospital on the advice of his GP.