Former PM to unveil Nancy Astor statue

    Theresa May will be in Plymouth to celebrate 100 years of women in Parliament

    Former Prime Minister, Theresa May will be in Plymouth tomorrow (28th November) to unveil a statue of Nancy Astor. 

    Mrs May is the only living female former PM and will perform the unveiling, to mark 100 years of women in Parliament. 

    Nancy Astor was the first woman to take her seat in the Commons, when she became MP for Plymouth in 1919. 

    A Crowdfunder for the statue of Lady Astor raised more than £125,000, allowing it to be created, and placed on the Plymouth Hoe. It'll be unveiled at a ceremony at 1pm, outside Astor's former home in Elliot Terrace. 

    Watch: Who was Nancy Astor? 

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