My day with Tony Benn: baked beans, tea and sympathy

Fri 14 Mar, AT 09:47 Robert Chesshyre

Tony Benn was a man who dined modestly – and never came to terms with his first-class status

Tony Benn dies at 88: 'the loss of an iconic figure of our age'

One-Minute Read Fri 14 Mar, AT 09:23

The 'lodestar for the Labour left' made enemies but was regarded with a good degree of affection

Tony Benn quotes: the Labour legend in his own words

Talking Point Fri 14 Mar, AT 09:03

The stalwart of the Labour Left, who has died aged 88, was an eloquent and passionate speaker

Tony Benn: no spin, no false sympathy, no nonsense

Fri 14 Mar, AT 08:30 Annalisa Barbieri

One of the Left’s most influential and charismatic figures – with film star looks to boot

If we must reform House of Lords, ban the main parties from it

Point of View Wed 9 May, AT 12:02

The upper house is far more cosmopolitan than the House of Commons. Here's how we could keep it that way