In Pictures: Ground-breaking former Commons speaker Betty Boothroyd
By The Newsroom
Baroness Betty Boothroyd, who was the first woman to be elected speaker of the House of Commons, has died aged 93.
The current Speaker, Sir Lindsay Hoyle, paid tribute to Lady Boothroyd as “one of a kind”.
She became the first woman to be elected speaker in April 1992, staying on in the role until October 2000.
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