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Leeds MP prepares funeral for father, Tony Benn

Leeds Central MP Hilary Benn is in preparation for his father’s funeral, prized veteran politician Tony Benn.

Hilary Benn is currently preparing for his father's funeral today

Hilary Benn is currently preparing for his father’s funeral today








The MP’s father, who was considered to be one the main leaders of socialism, died earlier this month on March 14.

Hilary will be attending the funeral along with his siblings and his family. He has been an MP for Leeds since 1999 and

His father’s coffin arrived in last night at Westminster and stayed over night at the St Mary Undercroft, the second politician to be granted space there after Baroness Thatcher.

Crowds have already gathered for the passing of the coffin at  Parliament Square, which will be around 10:45, with service to start at 11am at St Margaret’s in Westminster.

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