Former foreign secretary Lord Carrington, who lived in Bledlow Ridge, has died at the age of 99.

The Conservative peer famously resigned from Margaret Thatcher's Government in 1982 after accepting responsibility for the Argentinian invasion of the Falkland Islands.

Downing Street described his death as "very sad news", while Theresa May's effective deputy David Lidington paid tribute to a "career spent in public service".

Lord Carrington opened up his gardens at The Manor House, Bledlow, for charity every year.

In August last year, he was awarded a commemorative sundial by Maggie Bateson, the National Garden Scheme (NGS) Bucks County Organiser, for opening his garden to the public for 50 years.

He was the last surviving member of Churchill’s government and the longest serving member of the House of Lords, and had welcomed thousands of people to his gardens over the years, raising a total of £123,683 for charity.