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3 Dec 2023

Glenys Kinnock: Former Labour minister, MEP and wife of Neil Kinnock dies aged 79

Policy Correspondent

The former minister and MEP, Baroness Glenys Kinnock, has died at the age of 79.

The wife of former Labour leader Lord Kinnock, she died in her sleep, six years after she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.

Her family described her as “a proud democratic socialist” and “a truly formidable person in every single way”.