Friday, August 17, 2007

Bill Deedes 1913-2007

I've just heard the news that Bill Deedes, or "W. F. Deedes" or Lord Deedes - a man of many names - has died. (BBC News: Journalist Lord Deedes dies at 94) He has always been such a fixture of the press.

He was also the last surviving member of the cabinets of Harold Macmillan and Sir Alec Douglas-Home. With his passing an era of government truly enters history.

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