Sir Cyril Smith, politician and Member of Parliament for Rochdale, died on 3 September 2010 aged 82
Sir Ludovic Kennedy, broadcaster, author and journalist, died on 18 October 2009 aged 89
Sir Clement Freud, wit, journalist, broadcaster, author and politician, died on 15 April 2009 aged 84
Bashir Ahmad, the first Member of the Scottish Parliament to be either an Asian or a Muslim, died on 6 February 2009 aged 68
Russell Johnston, Liberal Democrat MP and Scottish and European politician, died on 27 July 2008 aged 75.
Peter Cadogan, free-speech campaigner, political activist and advocate of local democracy, died on 18 November 2007 aged 86.
Ian Smith, former Prime Minister of Rhodesia during its period of unilaterally declared independence, died on 20 November 2007 aged 88.