Tony Benn

Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn was a British politician, writer and diarist who served as a Cabinet minister in the 1960s and 1970s. A member of the Labour Party, he was Member of Parliament for Bristol South East and Chesterfield respectively between 1950 and 2001. He later served as President of the Stop the War Coalition from 2001 until his death in 2014. The son of a Liberal and later Labour Party politician, Benn was born in Westminster and privately educated at Westminster School.