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".


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.