Seema Kennedy, Member of Parliament for South Ribble, join the ladies of Hutton & Howick Women’s Institute (WI).
The Member of Parliament for South Ribble joined the ladies of Hutton & Howick Women’s Institute on their centenary year at the Methodist Hall in New Longton. Hutton and Howick Women's Institute is the oldest WI in Lancashire and the founding member was Preston’s famous suffragette, Edith Rigby.
Commenting on the day: 'It was a pleasure to join the Hutton & Howick Women’s Institute on their centenary year. This year is a very special year to celebrate women. It is 100 years since woman first received the vote, 100 years since the first female MP took her seat in Parliament, and we currently have our second female Prime Minister."