The former North Devon Conservative MP Tony Speller has died at the age of 83.
One of Mr Speller's main achievements was securing the construction of the long-awaited North Devon Link Road.
Mr Speller took over the role of MP after defeating former Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe.
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