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Tony Benn death: Son Hilary pays tribute in parliament

Tributes have been paid in parliament to the former Labour cabinet minister Tony Benn following his death aged 88.

Drawing the debate to a close, Mr Benn's son Hilary praised his efforts to end apartheid, abolish the death penalty, support the miners, and campaign for peace.

He said: "Any life that inspires and encourages so many others is a life that was well-lived."

  • 20 Mar 2014
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