When political big beasts were just maidens
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First Commons speeches: Johnson, Miliband, Hammond Cameron, May, Black

When an MP speaks for the first time in the Commons after their election success, it is known as their maiden speech.

It is an opportunity for them to praise their constituency, set out their priorities, and perhaps even raise a smile.

Here are some former maidens, who later went on to be high-profile MPs.

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  • 03 Jul 2017
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