Labour MPs pay tribute to 'political giant' Tony Benn

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Sad to hear that my predecessor in Chesterfield Tony Benn has died. He was a kind man,a political giant& one of the great orators of any era

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Admired so many things about Benn: unwavering principles; always open to new ideas; stellar political speaker but unfailingly courteous.

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Terribly sorry to hear about Tony Benn. Thoughts are with all his family and many friends…

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Veteran Labour politician Tony Benn dies aged 88

The former Labour Cabinet minister Tony Benn has died at home today at the age of 88, his family has said in a statement.