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Statue of Suffolk suffragist in Parliament Square

Millicent Fawcett Credit: PA Images

A statute of the Suffolk-born suffragist Millicent Fawcett has been unveiled in Parliament Square.

It will be the first time a statute of a woman has been erected in the square and will stand alongside statutes of Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi.

Millicent Fawcett, who was born in Aldeburgh, Suffolk was a leading figure in the Women's Suffrage movement.

She also helped found Newnham College in Cambridge.

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