Labour MP Paul Flynn dies

Labour MP Paul Flynn dies

Tributes have been paid to Labour MP for Newport West Paul Flynn, who's died at the age of 84.

First Minister of Wales and Welsh Labour Leader Mark Drakeford AM said:


“Paul Flynn was a giant of the Welsh Labour movement and today’s news will be a source of great sadness to all those who knew him.


“He was one of the most effective communicators of his generation -inside the House of Commons and outside. But it was Paul’s willingness to speak up for causes beyond the political mainstream, which marked him out as a politician of real courage and integrity.


“I first met him more than 35 years ago, and it has been a privilege to have worked with him, in the run-up to the devolution era and beyond.


“Our thoughts are with his family today and all those who knew him.”

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