Lady de Freitas did not, at any time, organise meetings to help elect our present Speaker, the Rt Hon Betty Boothroyd MP, even though they were great friends. What she did do, at a most important time in the Labour Party, was to host meetings of National Executive Committee members to work on various problems we were experiencing.
I hope you will allow me to put on record what an enormous debt we all owe to her.
GWYNETH DUNWOODY MP
(Crewe and Nantwich, Lab)
House of Commons
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