Tony Benn's bus boycott help described as crucial

Civil rights campaigner Paul Stephenson, who led the Bristol bus boycott in 1963 has paid tribute to Tony Benn.

The MP had supported the boycott which was a protest at the Bristol Omnibus company's refusal to employ a black driver.

The event was instrumental in creating the Race Relations Act two years later, today Tony Benn's help was said to be crucial.

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Tony Benn makes final journey

The funeral has taken place of former Bristol MP Tony Benn just yards from the House of Commons where he spent more than 50 years. Mourners said there was "laughter and tears" during the service.