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Statement on the death of William Rees-Mogg

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The Prime Minister has issued a statement following the death of William Rees-Mogg.

The Prime Minister said:

William Rees-Mogg is rightly a Fleet Street legend - editing The Times through a tumultuous period with flair and integrity.

I always found him full of wisdom and good advice - particularly when I first became Leader of the Opposition.

My thoughts are with his wife and five children at this sad time.