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Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Palace of Westminster: Art Works (4 May 2016)

Tom Brake: The four portraits are located in the following locations:The portraits of Diane Abbott and Paul Boateng hang in Portcullis House.The portrait of Dr Dadabhoy Naoroji is displayed in the corridor leading to the House of Commons Strangers Gallery.The portrait of Baroness Amos hangs in the corridor off Princes Chamber in the House of Lords. There are approximately 310 painted portraits in the...

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Palace of Westminster: Art Works (25 Apr 2016)

Tom Brake: ... There are four formal painted portraits of Black, Asian and minority ethnic people on display in the Palace of Westminster. The portraits are of Dr Dadabhoy Naoroji, the first Asian MP, Diane Abbott, the first black woman MP, Paul Boateng as the first black Cabinet Minister and Baroness Amos as the first black Leader of the House of Lords. The Speaker’s Advisory Committee on...


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