Viscountess Astor


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British politician (born in the United States) who was the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons (1879-1964)

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But by Sunday morning he, Samantha, 37, and their children had joined the sailing party off the Fethiye peninsula to celebrate the 60th birthday of his mother-in-law Viscountess Astor.
"OKA is not aware of the tax arrangements of its external investors, of whom there are many." He added that Viscountess Astor was "UK resident and a UK taxpayer" Oka was revealed during the MP's expenses scandal to be a favourite with a number of Tories furnishing their second homes with goods worth thousands of pounds.
The first woman to actually enter Parliament, as opposed to the first woman to be elected, was Nancy, Viscountess Astor, who contested her husband's seat in the Sutton division of Plymouth when he was elevated to the House of Lords.
But his cluttered home is a world away from the chandeliers of Cliveden in the Buckinghamshire countryside, where the walls were lined with Old Masters in the days when Viscount and Viscountess Astor held court there.
-SOLICITORS for Janet Bronwen Alun the Viscountess Astor have asked us to point out that Viscount Astor never denied that Mandy Rice Davies had visited his country house.
NANCY, Viscountess Astor was the first woman MP and elected in 1919.