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Paul Murphy's achievements celebrated with Lifetime Achievement Award

The cartoonist Mumph's take on Lord Murphy's career. Photo: Mumph

At the Welsh Political Awards, the Lifetime Achievement Award has been given to Paul Murphy, Lord Murphy of Torfaen in recognition of a remarkable political career, which included two terms as Welsh Secretary.

He most notably played a crucial role in the Northern Ireland peace talks as Minister of State, negotiating with the political representatives of the paramilitaries, before returning to the province as Secretary of State.