The veteran Labour MP Paul Flynn has died at the age of 84.

Mr Flynn, who was first elected to represent Newport West in 1987, had been ill for some time.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said Mr Flynn was an independent thinker who was a credit to the party. Wales’ First Minister Mark Drakeford called him a “giant of the Welsh Labour movement”.

Newport West Labour Party confirmed in a tweet that Mr Flynn died on Sunday,

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