Who will be the "Mother of the House" after the next election?
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6.6k
Jul 7
4%
Harriet Harman MP (Lab, Camberwell and Peckham)
0.8%
Dame Margaret Beckett MP (Lab, Derby South)
71%
Diane Abbott MP (Ind, elected as Lab, Hackney North)
12%
Dame Angela Eagle MP (Lab, Wallasey)
0.8%
Dame Margaret Hodge MP (Lab, Barking)
1.4%
Dame Eleanor Laing MP (Con, Epping Forest)
1.4%
The Lady May MP (Con, Maidenhead)
4%
Maria Eagle MP (Lab, Garston and Halewood)
1.4%
Dame Rosie Winterton MP (Lab, Doncaster Central)
3%
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The title "Mother of the House" is given to the longest serving female presenting MP. Which MP will recieve the title after the next election?

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bought Ṁ864 Diane Abbott MP (Ind... YES

Diane Abbot has announced that she has been accepted as a Labour candidate in the election

Retiring MP's (as of May 24th 2024) who are on this list:

Dame Margaret Beckett, Derby South (previously MP for Lincoln 1974-79, then Derby South since 1983; majority 6,019)

Harriet Harman, Camberwell & Peckham (previously MP for Peckham 1982-97, then Camberwell & Peckham since 1997; majority 33,780)

Dame Eleanor Laing, Epping Forest (MP since 1997; majority 22,173)

Theresa May, Maidenhead (MP since 1997; majority 18,846)