Monday, 8 March 2010

MICHAEL FOOT 1913-2010

Michael Foot 1913-2010

In February 2003, former Labour Party leader Michael Foot, who has died aged 96, threatened to lead a mass trespass of Hyde Park when Tony Blair's government tried to ban its use for Stop the War's demonstration against the Iraq war. The government capitulated and February 15 saw the biggest political demonstration in British history.

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