Former Louth & Horncastle MP, Sir Peter Tapsell, dies aged 88
Sir Peter Tapsell, the former Conservative MP for Louth and Horncastle and ‘Father of the House’, has died aged 88.
Sir Peter, who stood down as MP for Louth and Horncastle in 2015, had served our area continuously for almost five decades.
Late on Saturday evening (August 18), Victoria Atkins MP paid tribute to her predecessor.
Ms Atkins said: “I am saddened to hear about the death of my predecessor and former Father of the House of Commons, Sir Peter Tapsell.
“Sir Peter was a great Parliamentarian and a gentleman, whose public service spanned more than five decades.
“I will always remember... read more
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