Veteran politician revealed Whitehall tales at church hall talk

Joseph Bulmer

Tony Benn talk raised money for Fremington youngsters

A TALK by veteran politician Tony Benn has helped raise more than �1,000 for children and young people in Fremington.

Faith in Politics, an Evening with The Right Honourable Tony Benn held at St Peter’s Church Hall, gave local people the chance to hear tales from the politician’s long and distinguished career.

The �1,135 raised on the night will go towards Fremington and District Community Group’s ongoing work and fundraising for the Fremington Children and Young Peoples’ Project.

Organiser Pat Beadle said: “We are grateful to Mr Benn that he gave his time freely and extend our thanks to everyone who came along to support this most successful event.”