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Heseltine: Lord Brittan was a 'man of great integrity'

Michael Heseltine has described Lord Brittan as a "man of great integrity" and "great culture and great intellect".

He spoke of his "sadness" at the passing of a man who "served his country with great distinction".

Lord Heseltine said that Leon Brittan was not to blame for the Westland helicopter affair, which saw him resign from government, but he merely "happened to be in the middle of some rather difficult exchanges".

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