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A look back at… Sir Geoffrey de Freitas MP’s 1973 “Letter from Westminster”

Sir Geoffrey De Freitas was the MP for Kettering when I was first elected as a local councillor. His claims to fame are that his ancestors were Portuguese pirates and that Betty Boothroyd started out in politics as his secretary.

Reading through this newsletter, two things struck me – firstly how difficult it was to produce this kind of leaflet back then and secondly how little things have changed!

I hope you find this an interesting read – click on the images below to enlarge them!

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