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Nancy Astor: Centenary of Election

Part of Cabinet Office and the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster – in the House of Commons on 24th April 2019.

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If I remember correctly, Constance Markievicz did not take her seat, but as I said, I congratulate anyone who contributes to public life. We must all work to highlight and promote the fantastic work done by women across our country over the years in range of public service roles, which would be a good way to encourage more people to contribute in the future.