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Charles Kennedy’s death—a selection of tributes

The former Lib Dem leader has died

By Prospect Team  

Kennedy preparing his leader's speech for the 2005 Liberal Democrat conference. © Martin Rickett/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Former Liberal Democrat leader and MP Charles Kennedy has died at his home in Scotland at the age of 55. Kennedy first entered parliament in 1983 at the age of 23—then the youngest ever MP. He lost his seat last month to the SNP. 

Kennedy was well-known and liked across Westminster, his constituency and beyond. As leader…

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