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Prime Minister David Cameron describes veteran politician as a "magnificent writer, speaker, diarist and campaigner".
Veteran Labour politician Tony Benn has died at home at the age of 88.
Prime Minister David Cameron said:
I am sorry to hear that Tony Benn has died. He was a magnificent writer, speaker, diarist and campaigner, with a strong record of public and political service. There was never a dull moment listening to him, even when you disagreed with everything he said.