Betty Boothroyd was born on October 8, 1929, in Dewsbury, England, UK.
The Speaker of the House of Commons is removed from Political allegiance: In the General Election it is considered correct to elect the Speaker unopposed. (Although I seem to remember someone stood in opposition to Betty Boothroyd a few years ago). Both Betty Boothroyd & the present incumbent, Michael Martin (Watch this space !) are from the Labour Party.
I imagine you mean the House of Commons in Westminster. Selwyn Lloyd George Thomas Bernard Wetherill Betty Boothroyd
Before the present, about to be changed, incumbent, Michael Martin, it was Betty Boothroyd. Michael Martin will retire in June 2009.... Watch this space !
Betty Boothroyd has: Played herself in "Question Time" in 1979. Played herself in "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" in 1998. Played herself in "Victoria Wood with All the Trimmings" in 2000. Played Reader in "Christmas Glory 2000" in 2000. Played herself in "The Daily Politics" in 2003. Played Herself - Guest in "The ONE Show" in 2006. Played herself in "Legends" in 2006. Played herself in "Spitfire Sisters" in 2010.
Betty Boothroyd (born October 8, 1929) served as the first Member of Parliament for West Bromwich West, serving between 1974 and 2000.
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The first woman from a theatrical background to be elected to the House of Commons was Betty Boothroyd in 1973. Betty Boothroyd had previously been a dancer in the "Tiller Girls" troupe. The first actress elected to the House of Commons was Glenda Jackson, who became MP for Hampstead and Highgate in 1992. Glenda Jackson appeared on stage in leading roles with the Royal Shakespeare company and starred in several films, winning the Academy Award for best actress in the film "Women In Love" in 1969.
Bertha Patricia Manterola Carrion, known as Patricia Manerola is a Mexican singer and actress. She is also a model and fashion designer. Most of her work has been in Mexico but she has also appeared in Ugly Betty and The Dukes of Hazzard movie.
Betty Boothroyd (born October 8, 1929) served as the first Member of Parliament for West Bromwich West, serving between 1974 and 2000, including the whole of 1975.