He coined the phrase “stalking donkey”, he successfully campaigned against the halfpenny. He added to the gaiety of the world. Requiescat In Pace Anthony Beaumont-Dark.
A young Guido remembers witnessing a Sun journalist in the glory days of Kelvin Mackenzie writing some rum piece complete with a quote condemning some outrage. It was clear that the journalist had made up the quote from the MP. When concern was expressed at this he said, “suppose I bet ring him up and tell him what he has said”.