MPs to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela in the Commons

MPs will pay tribute to Nelson Mandela in the Commons today. Question time has been suspended and instead Speaker John Bercow will make an opening address, followed by words from David Cameron and other party leaders.

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MPs to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela in Commons

Political hostilities will be temporarily halted in the Commons as politicians gather to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela.

Question time has been suspended to allow MPs to honour the memory of the former South African president who died last week.

Question time will make way for tributes to Nelson Mandela in the Commons today. Credit: Press Association

Speaker John Bercow will make the opening address, followed by words from David Cameron and other party leaders.

The Prime Minister will later fly to Johannesburg where he is among tens of thousands due at a stadium memorial service tomorrow.

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