From Obituaries

Tony Benn, formerly 2nd Viscount Stansgate, 1925-2014

Friends of the Hereditary Peerage¬†would like to offer their condolences to the family of Tony Benn, formerly the 2nd Viscount Stansgate, who died today. As a staunch socialist on the far left of the Labour party, Benn was opposed to the hereditary peerage and the existence of the House of Lords itself but was nonetheless…