PM leads tributes at funeral of 'remarkable' first female Speaker Betty Boothroyd

Credit: Sky News- Published on March 29, 2023
Rishi Sunak described Baroness Betty Boothroyd, the only female Speaker of the House of Commons, as "remarkable" as he joined Sir Keir Starmer at her funeral.

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Published on March 29, 2023 -  01:31
Party leaders attend Betty Boothroyd's funeral
Rishi Sunak and Sir Keir Starmer arrive at St George's Church, Thriplow, Cambridgeshire for the funeral Baroness Betty Boothroyd, the only female speaker of the House of Commons. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at

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