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Diane Abbott
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Born in Paddington, London
Born on 27th of September 1953

Born 1953 - Labour politician.

Studied at Newnham College Cambridge, obtained a Masters degree in history. In 1987 was the first black woman ever elected to Parliament. Appears regularly on radio and television including hosting a phone-in show for LBC radio and the BBC1 late night political discussion show.

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