Sara Britcliffe gives maiden speech in Parliament by video

A Conservative MP told the Commons about her mother’s alcohol and mental health issues in her maiden speech – the first ever to be delivered remotely.

Sara Britcliffe was speaking in the Domestic Abuse Bill debate as she recalled her mother’s death and the effect on her family.

She appeared on television screens in the House of Commons as she spoke from her constituency in Hyndburn, Lancashire.

Hyndburn MP makes history with Zoom speech to Parliament

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