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Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn, PC, was a British Labour Party politician, Member of Parliament for 51 years, and a Cabinet Minister under Prime Ministers Harold Wilson and James Callaghan.

President of the Stop The War Coalition, 2002-2014

Secretary of State for Energy, 1975-79
Secretary of State for Industry, 1974-75
Minister of Technology, 1966-70
MP for Chesterfield, 1984-2001
MP for Bristol South East, 1950-61; 1963-83

This blog is a tribute to the wit and wisdom of Mr Tony Benn, conveyed here as extracts from speeches, interviews, Q&A sessions, and his published diaries.


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