Henrietta Bredin

Tony Benn’s lack of General knowledge

Tony Benn's lack of General knowledge
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Did anyone else notice a slightly alarming episode during last night’s Spectator/Intelligence Squared Iraq debate? After an air-borne (from the gallery) intervention by General Sir Mike Jackson, Tony Benn responded forcefully then leant over to his neighbour, Rory Stewart, to ask, not quite quietly enough, ‘Who was that fellow?