Tam Dalyell, former Labour MP, who served in parliament from the early sixties through to 2005, has died, aged eighty four years old.
Famously awkward and persistent in being awkward, and a man with no time for cant or the all too common mealy-mouthed political flim-flam - hence his infamous "West Lothian question," concerning the voting rights of Scottish (and other non-English) MPs in Westminster on English matters - a query that has never been satisfactorily answered.
As often happens with contrarian figures, he sometimes took it too far, endorsing the Lockerbie con-man Lester Coleman.
But a remarkable figure in Scottish and British politics.
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