I was very sorry to hear the news. He was a great parliamentarian and a man of high principles.
Statement on the death of Michael Foot (“a great parliamentarian and a man of high principles”)
|Document type:||Speeches, interviews, etc.|
|Venue:||Issued from MT’s office at the House of Lords|
|Editorial comments:||Some press coverage misquoted the statement, substituting the phrase “his principles” for “high principles”.|