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Theresa May to unveil historic Nancy Astor statue

The former Prime Minister will honour the first woman MP to take her seat in Parliament

Theresa May will unveil the bronze statue of Nancy Astor, the first woman MP to take her seat in Parliament, on Plymouth Hoe on Thursday.

It is fitting that the only living female former Prime Minister will have the honour of performing the unveiling, which will mark 100 years of women in Parliament.

Mrs Astor was the first woman MP to sit in the House of Commons when she was elected to represent Plymouth Sutton in 1919.

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