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1929: Margaret Bondfield (1873 – 1953).

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And now for a little piece of forgotten history. Today in 1929, the first woman became a Cabinet minister, Margaret Bondfield, she became minister of labour. unfortunately, she supported Macdonald’s betrayal of Labour in 1930 when he formed the National (Tory) government in that year.

Margaret Bondfield 1873 - 1953

Margaret Bondfield 1873 - 1953

1929: Margaret Bondfield becomes Britain’s first female cabinet minister, serving as minister of labour.

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