The UK’s first ever female Speaker of the House of Commons, Baroness Betty Boothroyd, has died at the age of 93.

Parliamentarians, past and present, have been sharing their memories of the sharp-witted Yorkshirewoman.

Ashna Hurynag looks back on the life of Baroness Boothroyd.

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