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Hold a state funeral for Tony Benn

British politican Tony Benn should be afforded a state funeral in recognition of his services to British politics and the high esteem in which he was held.

While considered divisive by many he was a much-loved figure and a staunch defender of human rights, and being divisive does not necessarily preclude one from being the recipient of a state funeral.

R.I.P., Tony Benn

This e-petition has been rejected with the following reason given:

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The following explanatory notes have been added:

one for the Queen to decide, as well as Mr Benn's family.

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Created By

Mat Thomas

Created On

Friday 14 March 2014

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