Some commenters have tried to rebuke me for suggesting that the BBC’s coverage of Tony Benn’s funeral was less than exhaustive; too bad.
Here’s some photographic coverage from GD’s Cat – along with another comment on the quality of BBC coverage.

Guy Debord's Cat

The BBC barely bothered to cover the funeral of Tony Benn, who passed away a couple of weeks ago. They were more than happy to fawn over Thatcher when she died and allowed Tory commentators to repeat their altered version of history unchallenged. Therefore, it’s up to us at Nowhere Towers to provide some photographs of the occasion.

Here’s the hearse nearing the end of its short journey from the Palace of Westminster to St Margaret’s Church, Westminster Abbey.

Arrival and banners

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Some pictures of banners.

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Some mourners at outside Westminster Abbey

Blurry shot of Westminster Abbey

An LBC hack finds a suitable spot to put a Tory spin on the funeral story.

LBC hack

Meanwhile Old Etonian James Landale of the BBC looks lost after conducting a couple of vox pop interviews. He’d shoved past me earlier.

Landale (Benn funeral)

The final procession.

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This is a slightly better shot.

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Here we have Peter Hain MP and John Bercow MP, the Speaker of the House…

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