About this book
The final instalment of diaries from the longest serving MP in the history of the Labour Party, this takes the reader from 1991 to 2012. It covers the rise and fall of New Labour, Benn's campaigning against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the death of his wife Caroline and his departure from the House of Commons in 2001.
Reflects on the compensations and the disadvantages of old age. This book presents the author's personal insights into the challenges of old age and failing health, of widowhood, and of moving out of the family home after sixty years.