The BBC is reporting that its former political editor John Cole has died aged 85 after a long illness.
He was in the post from 1981 until the 1992 General Election.
Political correspondent Chris Mason tweeted:
John Cole died yesterday at the age of 85 after a long illness.
He died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Surrey, surrounded by his family.
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